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1 : A pouring or streaming downwards; esp., a heavy or continuous shower.

2 : To pour out.

3 : A flowing out; a free discharge.

4 : A medley or mixture.

5 : A ragout composed of different sorts of meats, vegetables, etc., cooked together.

6 : A jar or packet of flower leaves, perfumes, and spices, used to scent a room.

7 : A piece of music made up of different airs strung together; a medley.

8 : A literary production composed of parts brought together without order or bond of connection.

9 : Poor.

10 : To pore.

11 : of Pour

12 : of Pour

13 : To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it; as, to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or dust.

14 : To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.

15 : To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.

16 : To flow, pass, or issue in a stream, or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours; the people poured out of the theater.

17 : A stream, or something like a stream; a flood.

18 : Poorly.

19 : One who pours.

20 : See Purlieu.

21 : A consultation preliminary to a treaty.

22 : of Pourparty

23 : A division; a divided share.

24 : A quilted military doublet or gambeson worn in the 14th and 15th centuries; also, a name for the doublet of the 16th and 17th centuries worn by civilians.

25 : See Purpresture.

26 : See Pursuivant.

27 : See Portray.

28 : See Purveyance.

29 : To pour again.

(29) words is found which contain pour in our database

For pour word found data is following....

1 : Downpour

n.

A pouring or streaming downwards; esp., a heavy or continuous shower.

2 : Outpour

v. t.

To pour out.

3 : Outpour

n.

A flowing out; a free discharge.

4 : Potpourri

n.

A medley or mixture.

5 : Potpourri

n.

A ragout composed of different sorts of meats, vegetables, etc., cooked together.

6 : Potpourri

n.

A jar or packet of flower leaves, perfumes, and spices, used to scent a room.

7 : Potpourri

n.

A piece of music made up of different airs strung together; a medley.

8 : Potpourri

n.

A literary production composed of parts brought together without order or bond of connection.

9 : Pour

a.

Poor.

10 : Pour

v. i.

To pore.

11 : Poured

imp. & p. p.

of Pour

12 : Pouring

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Pour

13 : Pour

v. t.

To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it; as, to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or dust.

14 : Pour

v. t.

To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.

15 : Pour

v. t.

To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.

16 : Pour

v. i.

To flow, pass, or issue in a stream, or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours; the people poured out of the theater.

17 : Pour

n.

A stream, or something like a stream; a flood.

18 : Poureliche

adv.

Poorly.

19 : Pourer

n.

One who pours.

20 : Pourlieu

n.

See Purlieu.

21 : Pourparler

n.

A consultation preliminary to a treaty.

22 : Pourparties

pl.

of Pourparty

23 : Pourparty

n.

A division; a divided share.

24 : Pourpoint

n.

A quilted military doublet or gambeson worn in the 14th and 15th centuries; also, a name for the doublet of the 16th and 17th centuries worn by civilians.

25 : Pourpresture

n.

See Purpresture.

26 : Poursuivant

n.

See Pursuivant.

27 : Pourtray

v. t.

See Portray.

28 : Pourveyance

n.

See Purveyance.

29 : Repour

v. t.

To pour again.

This word pour uses (4) total characters with white space

This word pour uses (4) total characters with white out space

This word pour uses 4 unique characters: O P R U

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See also: poür

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Pronunciation
    • 1.2 Etymology 1
      • 1.2.1 Verb
        • 1.2.1.1 Synonyms
        • 1.2.1.2 Derived terms
        • 1.2.1.3 Translations
      • 1.2.2 Noun
        • 1.2.2.1 Translations
    • 1.3 Etymology 2
      • 1.3.1 Verb
    • 1.4 Anagrams
  • 2 French
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Pronunciation
    • 2.3 Preposition
      • 2.3.1 Derived terms
    • 2.4 Further reading
    • 2.5 Anagrams
  • 3 Middle French
    • 3.1 Etymology
    • 3.2 Preposition
      • 3.2.1 Descendants
  • 4 Norman
    • 4.1 Alternative forms
    • 4.2 Etymology
    • 4.3 Preposition
  • 5 Romansch
    • 5.1 Alternative forms
    • 5.2 Etymology
    • 5.3 Noun

English[edit]

Ice tea poured into a glass

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /pɔː/
  • (General American) enPR: pôr, IPA(key): /pɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: pōr, IPA(key): /po(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /poə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophone: pore; poor (in accents with the pour–poor merger); paw (non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English pouren (to pour). Origin uncertain. Likely of Celtic origin, from Celtic base *purr- (to jerk, throw (water)). Akin to Welsh bwrw (to cast; to strike; to rain), Scottish Gaelic purr (to push, thrust, urge, drive), Irish purraim (I push, I jerk). Compare Flemish pouren (to pour)(rare).

Displaced native Middle English schenchen, schenken (to pour) (from Old English scencan (to pour out)), ȝeoten, yetten (to pour) (from Old English ġēotan (to pour)), temen (to pour out, empty) (from Old Norse tǿma (to pour out, empty)), birlen (to pour, serve drink to) (from Old English byrelian (to pour, serve drink to)), hellen (to pour, pour out) (from Old Norse hella (to pour out, incline)).

Verb[edit]

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.
    • The Bible, 1 Samuel i. 15.
      I [] have poured out my soul before the Lord.
    • The Bible, Ezekiel vii. 8
      Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee.
    • William Shakespeare
      London doth pour out her citizens!
    • John Milton
      Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth With such a full and unwithdrawing hand?
    • 2013 August 10, “Can China clean up fast enough?”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
      At the same time, it is pouring money into cleaning up the country.
  3. (transitive) To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
    • A. Pope
      Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat?
  4. (intransitive) To flow, pass or issue in a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly
    the rain poured down.
  5. (intransitive) to move in a throng, as a crowd
    • Gay
      In the rude throng pour on with furious pace.
    • 2011 January 8, Chris Bevan, “Arsenal 1-1 Leeds”, in BBC:
      In a breathless finish Arsenal poured forward looking for a winner but Leeds held out for a deserved replay after Bendtner wastefully fired wide and Schmeichel acrobatically kept out Denilson's rasping effort
    The people poured out of the theater.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (pour a drink): shink, skink
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]
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Noun[edit]

pour (plural pours)

  1. The act of pouring.
    The bartender's inexpert pour left me with a pint of beer that was half foam.
  2. Something, or an amount, poured.
    • 2003, John Brian Newman, B. S. Choo, Advanced concrete technology: Volume 2
      Over this time period, the first concrete pour has not only lost workability but has started to set so that it is no longer affected by the action of a vibrator.
  3. (colloquial) A stream, or something like a stream; especially a flood of precipitation.
    A pour of rain. --Miss Ferrier.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pour

  1. Misspelling of pore.

Anagrams[edit]

  • puro, roup

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French por, from Latin pro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /puʁ/
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

pour

  1. for (when followed by a noun or pronoun)
    J'ai un cadeau pour toi.
    I've got a gift for you.
  2. to (when following a verb at the infinitive)
    Je veux chanter pour te faire revenir.
    I want to sing to make you come back.

Derived terms[edit]

  • pourboire m
  • pour-cent m
  • pour-compte m

Further reading[edit]

  • “pour” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams[edit]

  • prou

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French por, pur.

Preposition[edit]

pour

  1. for (indicates an intended aim or recipient)
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 41:
      Dieu le scet que ie ne le faisoye se non pour bien & pour Dieu & pour franchise avoir
      God knows that I did for good, for God and to have freedom

Descendants[edit]

  • French: pour

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pouor (Jersey)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French por, from Latin pro.

Preposition[edit]

pour

  1. (Guernsey) for
  2. (Guernsey) in order to

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (peasant, farmer): pur (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter), paur (Vallader)
  • (pawn): pur (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with German Bauer, Dutch boer.

Noun[edit]

pour m (plural pours)

  1. (Surmiran) peasant, farmer
  2. (Surmiran, chess) pawn