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definition of the word pour

by the Wiktionnary

Infinitive
to pour

Third person singular
pours

Simple past
poured

Past participle
poured

Present participle
pouring

to pour (third-person singular simple present pours, present participle pouring, simple past and past participle poured)

  1. (transitive) To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it
    to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or dust.
  2. (transitive) To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.
    I . . . have poured out my soul before the Lord. -- 1Sam. i. 15.
    Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee. --Ezek. vii. 8.
    London doth pour out her citizens ! --Shak.
    Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth With such a full and unwithdrawing hand ? --Milton.
  3. (transitive) To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
    Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat ? --A.Pope.
  4. (intransitive) To flow, pass or issue in or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours.
    The people poured out of the theater.
    In the rude throng pour on with furious pace. --Gay.


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