Synonyms of scour


1. scour, topographic point, place, spot

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


1. scour, search, seek, look for

usage: examine minutely; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"

2. scrub, scour, rub

usage: clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"

3. scour, abrade, rub

usage: rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"

4. flush, scour, purge, rinse, rinse off

usage: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"

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Definition and meaning of scour (Dictionary)