pour

[ pawr, pohr ]
/ pɔr, poʊr /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

noun

Origin of pour

1300–50; Middle English pouren; origin uncertain
Related forms
Can be confusedpause paws pores pours
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British Dictionary definitions for repour

pour

/ (pɔː) /

verb

noun

a pouring, downpour, etc
Derived Formspourer, noun

Word Origin for pour

C13: of unknown origin

usage

The verbs pour and pore are sometimes confused: she poured cream over her strudel; she pored (not poured) over the manuscript
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Idioms and Phrases with repour

pour


In addition to the idioms beginning with pour

  • pour cold water on
  • pour oil on troubled waters
  • pour on the coal
  • pour out one's heart

also see:

  • it never rains but it pours
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