verb (used with object)
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:
to pour a glass of milk; to pour water on a plant.
to emit or propel, especially continuously or rapidly:
The hunter poured bullets into the moving object.
to produce or utter in or as in a stream or flood (often followed by out):
to pour out one’s troubles to a friend.
verb (used without object)
to issue, move, or proceed in great quantity or number:
Crowds poured from the stadium after the game.
to flow forth or along; stream:
Floodwaters poured over the embankments.
to rain heavily (often used impersonally with it as subject):
It was pouring, but fortunately we had umbrellas.
the act of pouring.
an abundant or continuous flow or stream:
a pour of invective.
a heavy fall of rain.
to flow or cause to flow in a stream
(transitive) to issue, emit, etc, in a profuse way
Also pour with rain, (intransitive) often foll by down. to rain heavily: it’s pouring down outside
(intransitive) to move together in large numbers; swarm
(intransitive) to serve tea, coffee, etc: shall I pour?
it never rains but it pours, events, esp unfortunate ones, come together or occur in rapid succession
(informal) pour cold water on, to be unenthusiastic about or discourage
pour oil on troubled waters, to try to calm a quarrel, etc
a pouring, downpour, etc
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