Scour Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Scour

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To soften the surface of (leather) by raising a nap.
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To rub over the surface of with something rough or sharp
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To loot or pillage. See also sack.
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(By extension) To get money from someone using threats.
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To hasten.
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(Obsolete) To drift.
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To move (one's hand, a cloth, etc.) over, or spread or apply (polish, etc.) on or over, a surface or object in this way
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To make a search or investigation:
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To treat with a regimen intended to remove impurities and promote health:
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To rub hard; to wash with rubbing; usually, to rub with a wet brush, or with something coarse or rough, for the purpose of cleaning or brightening; as, to scrub a floor, a doorplate.
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1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
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To move quickly from one location to another.
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To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
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(Rare) hasten
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To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
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To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
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Hustle is defined as to move quickly or push, or to get something by wrongful or illegal ways.
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(Intransitive) To throw out words.
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Race is defined as to compete in a contest of speed.
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(Intransitive) To run, cycle, etc. at top speed for a short period
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To make (an opening) with force or energy.
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(Intransitive, of a horse) To move at a gait between a walk and a canter.
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To cause to move with a spinning motion:
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To move something with quick light sweeping motions.
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To throw or spin rapidly:
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To pass through or over by or as if by flying
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To move with a sharp hissing sound.
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To move with a zooming sound
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In haste.
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To rip is defined as to cut or tear away, to move quickly, or to slash violently.
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(Informal) To go at high speed
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(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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(Slang) To snatch up hastily.
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To cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid.
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The definition of abrade means to wear away the surface of something or make something rougher, often by using friction.
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Inquire is defined as to look into something, to ask a question or to ask for information.
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(Figuratively) To make more cheerful and pleasant; to enliven
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Comb means to thoroughly search for something, or to untangle, clean or straighten using a thin toothed hair styling tool.
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Forage is defined as to feed or to search for something, especially food.
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To remove the outer layers from (grains of rice) by rotation in drums.
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To use a rake
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(Intransitive) To hastily search for something in a confined space and among many items by carelessly turning things over or pushing things aside.
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Scurry is to move along quickly or scamper about.
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To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab.
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Traverse means to move back and forth, cross over or examine carefully.
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Suddenly; straight; unbendingly.
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(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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To bustle is defined as to hurry.
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Dart is defined as to move or throw quickly.
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(Intransitive) To run quickly or for a short distance.
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(Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
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A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
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(Figuratively) To go through without stopping, usually illegally.
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To move swiftly; hurry:
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To glide, float, or move steadily through the air
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To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
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(Nautical) To move ahead by force of momentum, as a sailing vessel when the helm is put hard alee.
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To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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Antonyms for Scour

To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
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To ignore deliberately or indulgently; disregard:
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(Intransitive) to oxidize, especially of iron or steel.
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To make (something) dirty.
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Words Related to Scour

To make a search; seek.
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In a clean or nonpolluting manner:
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To rub hard in order to clean
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(Intransitive) To conduct an inquiry or examination.
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To change posture or position; stir:
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To be removed by washing
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