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Definition of "pour" []

  • To make (a liquid or granular solid) stream or flow, as from a container. (verb-transitive)
  • 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. (verb-transitive)
  • To stream or flow continuously or profusely. (verb-intransitive)
  • To rain hard or heavily. (verb-intransitive)
  • To pass or proceed in large numbers or quantity: Students poured into the auditorium. (verb-intransitive)
  • To flow or cause to flow in a stream (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To issue, emit, etc, in a profuse way (verb)
  • To rain heavily (verb)
  • To move together in large numbers; swarm (verb)
  • To serve tea, coffee, etc (verb)
  • A pouring, downpour, etc (noun)

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Use "pour" in a sentence
  • "_afin de procurer_ [pour avoir] des armes et des soldats _pour aider_"
  • "_machines pour remonter les batteaux, machines pour_ -- a great many things which you would like to see I am sure over my father's shoulder."
  • "One former péquiste independent, Lisette Lapointe, has expressed support for the new movement founded under the name pour le Québec."