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English noun: spout

1. spout (artifact) an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain

Broader (hypernym)opening

Narrower (hyponym)gargoyle, nose, nozzle

Part meronympipage, pipe, piping, watering can, watering pot

English verb: spout

1. spout (motion) gush forth in a sudden stream or jet

SamplesWater gushed forth.

Synonymsgush, spirt, spurt

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)pour

Narrower (hyponym)blow, pump, whoosh

2. spout (communication) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

Synonymsjabber, mouth off, rabbit on, rant, rave

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

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