Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pour

6 senses of pour

Sense 1
pour -- (cause to run; "pour water over the floor")
       => 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")
          Phrasal Verb-> pour down#1

Sense 2
pour, swarm, stream, teem, pullulate -- (move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza")
       => crowd, crowd together -- (to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah")

Sense 3
decant, pour, pour out -- (pour out; "the sommelier decanted the wines")
       => pour -- (cause to run; "pour water over the floor")

Sense 4
pour -- (flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 5
pour -- (supply in large amounts or quantities; "We poured money into the education of our children")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 6
pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets -- (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")

Antonyms of adj pouring

1 sense of pouring

Sense 1
gushing, pouring -- (flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters")

INDIRECT (VIA running) -> standing -- ((of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water")

Similarity of adj pouring

1 sense of pouring

Sense 1
gushing, pouring -- (flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters")
       => running (prenominal) (vs. standing) -- ((of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water")

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