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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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