Scour

What is Scour ?

Scour is (verb) 1. to clean something by scrubbing with a hard material Her first job was scouring dirty pans in the restaurant. 2. to search everywhere in a place We scoured the market and couldn’t find any aubergines. The police have been scouring the woods near the village where the little girl lived.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level