pore over

pore over
index consider, notice (observe), peruse, read, reflect (ponder), study

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  • pore over — ˈpore ˌover [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they pore over he/she/it pores over present participle poring over …   Useful english dictionary

  • pore over — (something) to look at and carefully study a document. She spends a lot of time poring over the historical records of the church …   New idioms dictionary

  • pore over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms pore over : present tense I/you/we/they pore over he/she/it pores over present participle poring over past tense pored over past participle pored over pore over something to examine or read something very… …   English dictionary

  • pore over — Synonyms and related words: autopsy, bone, canvass, check, check out, check over, check up on, con, contemplate, dig, drill, elucubrate, examine, eye, give an examination, give the eye, give the once over, go over, grind, hard look, inspect, leer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pore over — verb to examine something (especially written material) carefully and attentively …   Wiktionary

  • pore over something — pore over (something) to look at and carefully study a document. She spends a lot of time poring over the historical records of the church …   New idioms dictionary

  • pore over something — ˈpore over sth derived to look at or read sth very carefully Syn: ↑examine • His lawyers are poring over the small print in the contract. Main entry: ↑porederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pore over/through — be absorbed in the reading or study of. → pore …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˈpore ˌover sth — phrasal verb to examine or read something very carefully and in a lot of detail Ben was poring over computer printouts with an engineer.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • pore — Ⅰ. pore [1] ► NOUN ▪ a minute opening in the skin or other surface through which gases, liquids, or microscopic particles may pass. ORIGIN Greek poros passage, pore . Ⅱ. pore [2] ► VERB 1) ( …   English terms dictionary

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