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pour

 (pôr)
v. poured, pour·ing, pours
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause (a liquid or granular solid) to stream or flow, as from a container: poured tea from the pot into the cup.
b. To pour a liquid or particles into (a container): poured a glass of milk.
c. To empty (a container) of a liquid or granular solid: poured a bucket of sand on the ground.
2. To send forth, produce, express, or utter copiously, as if in a stream or flood: poured money into the project; poured out my inner thoughts.
v.intr.
1. To stream or flow continuously or profusely: Water poured over the dam.
2. To rain hard or heavily: It has been pouring for an hour.
3. To pass or proceed in large numbers or quantity: Students poured into the auditorium.
4. To serve a beverage, such as tea or coffee, to a gathering: We need someone to pour.
n.
A pouring or flowing forth, especially a downpour of rain.
Idiom:
pour it on Informal
1. To move or perform an activity at maximum speed or intensity.
2. To speak or express oneself continuously or elaborately.

[Middle English pouren, perhaps from Old North French purer, to sift, pour out, from Latin pūrāre, to purify, from pūrus, pure; see peuə- in Indo-European roots.]

pour′er n.

pour

(pɔː)
vb
1. to flow or cause to flow in a stream
2. (tr) to issue, emit, etc, in a profuse way
3. (Physical Geography) Also: pour with rain (often foll by: down) to rain heavily: it's pouring down outside.
4. (intr) to move together in large numbers; swarm
5. (intr) to serve tea, coffee, etc: shall I pour?.
6. it never rains but it pours events, esp unfortunate ones, come together or occur in rapid succession
7. pour cold water on informal to be unenthusiastic about or discourage
8. pour oil on troubled waters to try to calm a quarrel, etc
n
a pouring, downpour, etc
[C13: of unknown origin]
ˈpourer n
Usage: The verbs pour and pore are sometimes confused: she poured cream over her strudel; she pored (not poured) over the manuscript

pour

(pɔr, poʊr)

v.t.
1. to send (a liquid, fluid, or anything in loose particles) flowing or falling, as from one container to another, or into, over, or on something.
2. to emit or propel, esp. continuously or rapidly.
3. to produce or utter in or as if in a stream or flood (often fol. by out): to pour out one's troubles to a friend.
v.i.
4. to issue, move, or proceed in great quantity or number: Crowds poured from the stadium after the game.
5. to flow forth or along; stream.
6. to rain heavily (often used impersonally with it as subject).
n.
7. the act of pouring.
8. an abundant or continuous flow or stream: a pour of invective.
[1300–50; Middle English; orig. uncertain]
pour′a•ble, adj.

pour

  • diffuse - Based on Latin diffundere, "pour out," from fundere, "pour," it means "to spread out."
  • geyser - From Icelandic Geysir, "hot spring," from Old Norse geysa, "pour or rush forth."
  • refund - First meant "pour back," and comes from Latin re- and fundere, "to pour."
  • gluck, glug - Gluck or glug is the light repetitive gurgling sound of liquid being poured from a bottle.

pore

pour

These words are both pronounced (/pɔː@r/).

1. 'pore'

A pore is a small hole in the skin of a person or animal.

There was dirt in the pores around his nose.
2. 'pore over'

If you pore over something such as a piece of writing or a map, you examine it carefully.

We spent hours poring over travel brochures.
3. 'pour'

If you pour a liquid, you cause it to flow out of a container.

The waiter poured the wine into her glass.

If it is pouring, it is raining very heavily.

It was absolutely pouring.
4. 'poor'

Note that the adjective poor (/pʊə@r/) is sometimes pronounced (/pɔː@r/).

pour


Past participle: poured
Gerund: pouring

Imperative
pour
pour
Present
I pour
you pour
he/she/it pours
we pour
you pour
they pour
Preterite
I poured
you poured
he/she/it poured
we poured
you poured
they poured
Present Continuous
I am pouring
you are pouring
he/she/it is pouring
we are pouring
you are pouring
they are pouring
Present Perfect
I have poured
you have poured
he/she/it has poured
we have poured
you have poured
they have poured
Past Continuous
I was pouring
you were pouring
he/she/it was pouring
we were pouring
you were pouring
they were pouring
Past Perfect
I had poured
you had poured
he/she/it had poured
we had poured
you had poured
they had poured
Future
I will pour
you will pour
he/she/it will pour
we will pour
you will pour
they will pour
Future Perfect
I will have poured
you will have poured
he/she/it will have poured
we will have poured
you will have poured
they will have poured
Future Continuous
I will be pouring
you will be pouring
he/she/it will be pouring
we will be pouring
you will be pouring
they will be pouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pouring
you have been pouring
he/she/it has been pouring
we have been pouring
you have been pouring
they have been pouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pouring
you will have been pouring
he/she/it will have been pouring
we will have been pouring
you will have been pouring
they will have been pouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pouring
you had been pouring
he/she/it had been pouring
we had been pouring
you had been pouring
they had been pouring
Conditional
I would pour
you would pour
he/she/it would pour
we would pour
you would pour
they would pour
Past Conditional
I would have poured
you would have poured
he/she/it would have poured
we would have poured
you would have poured
they would have poured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pour - cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
pour forth, shed, spill - pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
dribble, drip, drop - let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
transfuse - pour out of one vessel into another
effuse, pour out - pour out; "effused brine"
decant, pour out, pour - pour out; "the sommelier decanted the wines"
belt down, bolt down, down, drink down, pour down, toss off, pop, kill - drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
2.pour - move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
crowd together, crowd - to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
spill out, spill over, pour out - be disgorged; "The crowds spilled out into the streets"
3.pour - pour out; "the sommelier decanted the wines"
pour - cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
4.pour - flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor"
course, flow, run, feed - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
gush, spirt, spout, spurt - gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
regurgitate - pour or rush back; "The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"
5.pour - supply in large amounts or quantities; "We poured money into the education of our children"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
6.pour - rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
sheet - come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"
sluice, sluice down - pour as if from a sluice; "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"

pour

verb
1. let flow, spill, splash, dribble, drizzle, slop (informal), slosh (informal), decant Francis poured a generous measure of whisky into the glass.
2. flow, stream, run, course, rush, emit, cascade, gush, spout, spew Blood was pouring from his broken nose.
3. rain, sheet, pelt (down), teem, bucket down (informal), rain cats and dogs (informal), come down in torrents, rain hard or heavily It has been pouring all week.
4. stream, crowd, flood, swarm, gush, throng, teem The northern forces poured across the border.
pour something out tell, reveal, relate, divulge, get off your chest I've got no-one to come home to and pour out my troubles to.

pour

verb
1. To cause (a liquid) to flow in a steady stream:
decant, draw (off), effuse.
2. To come forth or emit in abundance:
3. To rain heavily:
4. To come or go in large numbers:
Translations
تُمْطِرُ بِغَزارَهيَسْكُبيَصُب، يَسْكُب
lítlít jako z konveproudit
hældeøse nedstrømmevælte
kaataavaluavirratavuodattaa
lijevati
ömlikönttöltzuhog
hella, ausa; streymahellirigna
吐露する殺到する注ぐ注入流す
(...에) 붓다
įpiltilietipiltismarkiai lyti
liet-iesstipri līt, gāzttecēttecināt
izlitiiztrestilitinalititeči
hälla
เท
ak makakmakdök mekşiddetli yağmak
rót

pour

[pɔːʳ]
A. VT
1. (= serve) → servir
shall I pour the tea?¿sirvo el té?
to pour sb a drink; pour a drink for sbservir una copa a algn
he poured himself some coffeese sirvió café
2. (= tip) [+ liquid] → verter, echar; [+ salt, powder] → echar
I poured the milk down the sinkvertí or eché la leche por el fregadero
he poured some wine into a glassvertió or echó un poco de vino en un vaso
pour the sauce over the meatvierta or eche la salsa sobre la carne
see also cold A1
see also oil A1
see also scorn A
3. (= invest)
they are pouring millions into the Olympicsestán invirtiendo millones en las Olimpiadas
to pour money into a projectinvertir grandes cantidades de dinero en un proyecto
we can't go on pouring money into this projectno podemos seguir invirtiendo ese caudal en este proyecto
B. VI
1. (= serve) → servir
shall I pour?¿sirvo?
2. (= tip) this teapot doesn't pour very welles difícil servir con esta tetera
3. (= flow)
water was pouring down the wallsel agua caía a raudales por las paredes
tears poured down his facelas lágrimas le resbalaban por la cara
water poured from the broken pipeel agua salía a raudales de la tubería rota
blood poured from the woundla sangre salía a borbotones de la herida
water came pouring into the roomel agua entraba a raudales en el cuarto
the sweat was pouring off himsudaba a chorros
4. (Met) it's pouring (with rain)está lloviendo a cántaros, está diluviando
see also pour down, rain B1
5. (fig)
smoke was pouring from the windowgrandes bocanadas de humo salían de la ventana
passionate German prose poured from her lipsapasionadas palabras de prosa alemana le brotaban de los labios
refugees poured into the countryentraban grandes cantidades de refugiados en el país
sunshine poured into the roomel sol entraba a raudales en la habitación
cars poured off the ferrymuchísimos coches salían del transbordador
cars are pouring off the assembly linesgrandes cantidades de coches están saliendo de las cadenas de montaje
see also pour out
pour away VT + ADVtirar
he had to pour the wine awaytuvo que tirar el vino
pour down
A. VI + ADV it/the rain was pouring downllovía a cántaros
the sun poured down on themel sol les daba de lleno
see also pour B3
B. VT + PREP = pour A2
pour forth (liter)
A. VT + ADV (lit) [+ smoke] → echar (fig) [+ words, abuse] → soltar
the washing machine was pouring forth water at an alarming rateel agua se salía de la lavadora a una velocidad alarmante
B. VI + ADV (lit) [smoke, gas] → salir en grandes cantidades; [water, liquid] → salir a raudales; [blood] → salir a borbotones (fig) [words, criticisms] → manar
pour in
A. VI + ADV
1. (lit) water was pouring inestaba entrando agua a raudales
sunshine poured in from the courtyarddesde el patio el sol entraba a raudales en la habitación
2. (fig) [people] (to country, area) → llegar a raudales; (to shop, office) → entrar a raudales
letters poured in from their fansles llovían cartas de sus admiradoresllegaban avalanchas de cartas de sus admiradores
as the results poured ina medida que llegaba la avalancha de resultados ...
B. VT + ADV
1. (lit) [+ liquid] (into mixture) → añadir; (into container) → echar
next, pour in the milkluego, añada la leche
2. (fig) we can't keep pouring in capitalno podemos seguir invirtiendo tanto capital or ese caudal
pour off
A. VT + ADV (= throw away) → tirar; (= put aside) → apartar
pour off the excess fattire el exceso de grasa
pour off half the quantityaparte la mitad
B. VI + PREP = pour B3
pour out
A. VT + ADV
1. (= serve) [+ tea, milk, cornflakes] → servir
shall I pour you out some tea?; shall I pour out some tea for you?¿te sirvo té?
2. (= emit) [+ smoke, fumes] → arrojar
3. (= produce) the factory pours out hundreds of cars a dayla fábrica produce cientos de coches al día
4. (fig) [+ anger, emotion] → desahogar; [+ words, abuse] → soltar
he poured out a torrent of abuse (against them)(les) soltó un torrente de insultos
to pour out one's feelings (to sb)desahogarse (con algn)
to pour out one's heart to sbdesahogarse con algn, abrir su corazón a algn
to pour it all outcontarlo todo
to pour it all out to sbcontárselo todo a algn
B. VI + ADV
1. (lit) [water, liquid] → salir a raudales; [blood] → salir a borbotones
he smashed the window and smoke poured outrompió la ventana y salieron grandes bocanadas de humo
2. (= come out in large numbers) [people, crowds] → salir en tropel
the doors opened and thousands of fans poured outlas puertas se abrieron y miles de seguidores salieron en tropel
they poured out into the streetsinvadieron las calles
3. (= gush out) [words] → brotar de la boca, manar de la boca
once she started speaking, the ideas came pouring outuna vez empezó a hablar, le fluyeron las ideas
the words came pouring outlas palabras brotaban or manaban de su boca
once he started to talk it all came pouring outuna vez empezó a hablar, ya se desahogó del todo

pour

[ˈpɔːr]
vt [+ water, milk, juice, cream] → verser
to pour sth into sth → verser qch dans qch
She poured some water into the pan → Elle a versé de l'eau dans la casserole.
to pour sth out of sth [+ drink] → verser qch de qch (= empty out) [+ unwanted liquid] → vider qch de qch
We all poured our drinks out of bottles into paper cups → Nous avons tous versé le contenu de nos bouteilles dans des gobelets en carton.
She poured muddy water out of his shoes → Elle vida l'eau boueuse de ses chaussures.
to pour sth over sth → verser qch sur qch
She poured the cream over the strawberries → Elle versa la crème sur les fraises.
to pour sb a drink → servir à boire à qn
She poured him a drink → Elle lui a servi à boire.
Could you pour me a glass of wine? → Peux-tu me servir un verre de vin ?
Shall I pour you a cup of tea? → Je vous sers une tasse de thé?
to pour o.s. a drink → se servir à boire
to pour cold water on sth (fig)refroidir l'enthousiasme lié à qch
to pour money into sth → investir lourdement dans qch
vi
(= rain heavily) → pleuvoir à verse
It's pouring → Il pleut à verse.
It's pouring with rain → Il pleut à verse.
[water, blood] → couler à flots
to pour from sth [water, blood, smoke] → s'échapper de qch
to pour down sb's face [tears, sweat] → ruisseler sur le visage de qn
Tears poured down his face → Les larmes ruisselaient sur son visage.
The sweat began to pour down his face → La sueur commençait à ruisseler sur son visage.
[people] to pour across the border → traverser la frontière en masse
to pour down to the coast → affluer vers la côte
pour away
vt sep [+ water, wine] → vider
pour down
vi (= rain heavily) → pleuvoir à verse
It's pouring down → Il pleut à verse.
pour in
vi
[water, rain] → se déverser
Water came pouring in → L'eau se déversait.
[people] → affluer
The crowds came pouring in → La foule affluait.
People poured in to the football stadium → Les gens affluaient dans le stade.
Refugees poured in to the country → Les réfugiés affluaient dans le pays.
[e-mails, letters, tributes, offers, advice] → affluer
Letters came pouring in → Les lettres affluaient.
vt sep [+ liquid] → verser
Heat the oil in a pan then pour in the beaten eggs → Chauffez l'huile dans la poêle puis versez-y les œufs battus.
pour off
vt sep [+ fat, oil] → vider
Pour off the excess fat → Vider l'excédent de graisse.
pour out
vi
[water] → s'échapper
[people] → sortir en masse
People were pouring out of the cinema
BUT Le cinéma déversait des flots de gens.
vt sep
[+ excess oil, fat] → vider
(= serve) [+ a drink] → verser
[+ feelings, thoughts] → évacuer
to pour one's heart out → vider son cœur

pour

vt liquidgießen; large amount also, sugar, rice etcschütten; drinkeingießen, einschenken; to pour something for somebodyjdm etw eingießen or einschenken; she looks as if she’s been poured into that dress! (inf)das Kleid sitzt wie angegossen (inf); to pour money into a project/men into a warGeld in ein Projekt/Männer in einen Krieg pumpen (inf); he poured all his ideas into one bookalle seine Gedanken flossen in ein Buch
vi
(lit, fig)strömen; the sweat poured off himder Schweiß floss in Strömen an ihm herunter; books are pouring off the pressesBücher werden in Massen ausgestoßen; cars poured off the ferryAutokolonnen rollten von der Fähre
(= rain) it’s pouring (with rain)es gießt (in Strömen), es schüttet (inf); the rain poured downes regnete or goss in Strömen ? rain
(= pour out tea, coffee etc)eingießen, einschenken; (US: = act as hostess) → als Gastgeberin fungieren
this jug doesn’t pour welldieser Krug gießt nicht gut

pour

[pɔːʳ]
1. vtversare
to pour sth off → buttar via qc, versar fuori qc
let me pour you a drink → lascia che ti versi da bere
to pour money into a project → investire molti soldi in un progetto
2. vi
a. to come pouring in (water) → entrare a fiotti; (letters) → arrivare a valanghe; (cars, people) → affluire in gran quantità
the sweat is pouring off you! → sei grondante di sudore!
b. it's pouring (with rain)sta piovendo a dirotto
pour away vt + advbuttar via
pour in vi + adv (people) → entrare a frotte
tourists are pouring in → i turisti stanno arrivando in massa
the sunshine poured into the room → la luce del sole inondava la stanza
pour out vt + adv (drink) → versare; (dirty water) → buttar via (fig) (feelings) → sfogare; (troubles) → sfogarsi parlando di; (story) → raccontare tutto d'un fiato
she poured out her complaints → si lanciò in una serie di lamentele

pour

(poː) verb
1. to (cause to) flow in a stream. She poured the milk into a bowl; Water poured down the wall; People were pouring out of the factory.
2. (only with it as subject) to rain heavily. It was pouring this morning.

pour

يَسْكُب lít hælde gießen χύνω verter kaataa verser lijevati versare 流す (...에) 붓다 schenken helle nalać despejar лить hälla เท akmak rót 灌注

pour

v. verter, vaciar, derramar.
References in classic literature ?
Long may our paper prosper well, Our club unbroken be, And coming years their blessings pour On the useful, gay `P.
So determined was she that the boy should this time feel the weight of her wrath that, although she would not allow the marshal to interfere with his adventure, she got out a pencil and paper and wrote down a series of sharp, sting- ing reproofs she intended to pour out upon him.
Tony snatched up the teakettle and began to pour boiling water over the glasses, laughing excitedly.
It was followed by the swift flashes of the rifles, which sent their leaden messengers across the rock in volleys, as though the assailants would pour out their impotent fury on the insensible scene of the fatal contest.
At such moments, Hepzibah would fling out her arms, and infold Phoebe in them, and kiss her cheek as tenderly as ever her mother had; she appeared to do so by an inevitable impulse, and as if her bosom were oppressed with tenderness, of which she must needs pour out a little, in order to gain breathing-room.
Woe to him who seeks to pour oil upon the waters when God has brewed them into a gale
Not so with the whale; one of whose peculiarities it is, to have an entire nonvalvular structure of the blood-vessels, so that when pierced even by so small a point as a harpoon, a deadly drain is at once begun upon his whole arterial system; and when this is heightened by the extraordinary pressure of water at a great distance below the surface, his life may be said to pour from him in incessant streams.
During their progress, needless to say, the sounds of the cello are pretty well extinguished; but at last the three are at the head, and Tamoszius takes his station at the right hand of the bride and begins to pour out his soul in melting strains.
What a flood of light would pour into the church, all at once, and how immediately it would be discovered that everything in the Bible and reason went the other way
She continued to fetch and pour until I was well soaked and thoroughly comfortable.
They hug and kiss and cry and shout and dance and sing; and where we use one loving, petting expressions they pour out a score.
I laid him out in a second with a stick, and Jim grabbed pap's whisky-jug and begun to pour it down.