Synonyms for scour
skaʊər, ˈskaʊ ərscour
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To clean is to make clean by removing dirt, impurities, or soil of any kind. Cleanse implies a worse condition to start from, and more to do, than clean. Hercules cleansed the Augean stables. Cleanse is especially applied to purifying processes where liquid is used, as in the flushing of a street, etc. We brush clothing if dusty, sponge it, or sponge it off, if soiled; or sponge off a spot. Furniture, books, etc., are dusted; floors are mopped or scrubbed; metallic utensils are scoured; a room is swept; soiled garments are washed; foul air or water is purified. Cleanse and purify are used extensively in a moral sense; wash in that sense is archaic. Compare AMEND.
Cleanse of or from physical or moral defilement; cleanse with an instrument; by an agent; the room was cleansed by the attendants with soap and water.
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a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
"The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
clean with hard rubbing
"She scrubbed his back"
rub hard or scrub
"scour the counter tops"
flush, scour, purgeverb
rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
redden, sluice, puke, regorge, honk, sanctify, crimson, vomit up, even out, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, blush, spue, upchuck, abrade, sick, purge, barf, throw up, spew, scrub, be sick, chuck, retch, cat, even, level, flush, purify
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We have to get through the boil water first, which could take two to three weeks, after that we have to get chlorine levels to a state that can burn the entire system, scour the system, and kill the amoebas, that could take up to an additional 60 days.
Even with a list, why is ACT expecting us to scour websites every day for cancellations ?
It’s their money, which leads them to play it safe and scour the same homogeneous networks for deals.
With ongoing COVID-19 changes and closures, please know there is a chance that your test center may close between now and test day. even with a list, why is ACT expecting us to scour websites every day for cancellations ?
Translations for scour
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- scheuern, absuchenGerman
- récurer, écumer, purgerFrench
- परिमार्जन, मांजनाHindi
- súrol, suvickol, sikálHungarian
- purgeren, schuren, afschuimenDutch
- skure, finkjemme, skrubbeNorwegian
- отчищать, отдраить, прочесать, отскоблить, прочёсывать, рыскать, отдраивать, отчистить, отскабливатьRussian
- рибати, ribatiSerbo-Croatian
- genomsöka, skura, skrubbaSwedish
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