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English verb: pour out

1. pour out (communication) express without restraint

SamplesThe woman poured out her frustrations as the judge listened.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. pour out (motion) pour out

SamplesThe sommelier decanted the wines.

Synonymsdecant, pour

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

Broader (hypernym)pour

3. pour out (motion) be disgorged

SamplesThe crowds spilled out into the streets.

Synonymsspill out, spill over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)pour, pullulate, stream, swarm, teem

4. pour out (motion) pour out

SamplesEffused brine.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)pour

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