Definitions for POREpɔr, poʊr

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word PORE

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pore(noun)

    any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)

  2. pore(noun)

    any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

  3. stoma, stomate, pore(verb)

    a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass

  4. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet(verb)

    direct one's attention on something

    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pore

    one of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc

  2. Pore

    a minute opening or passageway; an interstice between the constituent particles or molecules of a body; as, the pores of stones

  3. Pore(verb)

    to look or gaze steadily in reading or studying; to fix the attention; to be absorbed; -- often with on or upon, and now usually with over

  4. Origin: [OE. poren, of uncertain origin; cf. D. porren to poke, thrust, Gael. purr.]


  1. Pore

    Pore is a town and municipality in the Department of Casanare, Colombia.

Images & Illustrations of PORE

Translations for PORE

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for PORE »


Find a translation for the PORE definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these PORE definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"PORE." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for PORE? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for PORE:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.