Part of speech:
An area covered with such vegetation; shrubland.
To wear down, rub away, or scrape by friction:
To remove or eliminate (unwanted physical matter):
To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water:
Wash means to clean with a liquid, purify or moisten.
Swab means to clean.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To search thoroughly by handling, turning over, or disarranging the contents of.
To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
To search as if with a rake
To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete:
To hurry is defined as to rush, move quickly or do something faster than is comfortable.
To conduct a search; rummage.
To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.
So as to be unsoiled:
To clean or shine with a buff or treated cloth
To seek information about
To try to locate or discover; search for:
To move quickly; dart.
To move or progress rapidly:
(Informal) To move with speed or violence
To go in haste. Often used with it :
To move rapidly
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
To go swiftly on or as on wings; fly
To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
To move quickly; hurry; run
To move violently or with speed; dash
Sprint is defined as to run a short race at full speed.
To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To move swiftly; dart.
Scoot is defined as to quickly move or hurry.
(Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Vertebrates) To move swiftly.
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To move at a vigorous gait:
To push one's way; move hurriedly
(Intransitive) To move with haste.
To run away; flee
(Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
To move or proceed rapidly:
To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
To move suddenly and fast
To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To move or spring suddenly.
To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument:
To ignore; neglect
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
(Intransitive) To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust.
To dirty is to cause something to become unclean or impure.
To seek out; search for.
To stir the emotions:
The definition of investigate is to look into something or someone in order to try to discover the truth or to piece together a sequence of events.
Find another word for scouring. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scouring, like: scrub, scrubbing, abrading, purging, flushing, washing, traversing, swabbing, searching, scurrying and rummaging.