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scour

 
Noun scour has 1 sense
  1. scour - a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
    --1 is a kind of
    topographic point, place, spot
    Derived forms: verb scour3, verb scour4, verb scour2
Verb scour has 4 senses
  1. scour - examine minutely; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
    --1 is one way to
    search, seek, look for
    Derived form: noun scouring1
    Sample sentences:
    The men scour the area for animals
    The men scour for animals in the area
  2. scrub, scour - clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"
    --2 is one way to rub
    Derived forms: noun scour1, noun scourer1, noun scouring2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. scour, abrade - rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"
    --3 is one way to rub
    Derived form: noun scour1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. flush, scour, purge - rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
    --4 is one way to rinse, rinse off
    Derived form: noun scour1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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