Definitions for scour

Definitions for (noun) scour

Main entry: scour

Definition: a place that is scoured (especially by running water)

Definitions for (verb) scour

Main entry: scour, flush, purge

Definition: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid

Usage: flush the wound with antibiotics; purge the old gas tank

Main entry: scour, scrub

Definition: clean with hard rubbing

Usage: She scrubbed his back

Main entry: scour, abrade

Definition: rub hard or scrub

Usage: scour the counter tops

Main entry: scour

Definition: examine minutely

Usage: The police scoured the country for the fugitive

Visual thesaurus for scour