HyperDic: rain

English > 4 senses of the word rain:
NOUNphenomenonrain, rainfallwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
substancerain, rainwaterdrops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
attributerain, peltinganything happening rapidly or in quick successive
VERBweatherrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
rain > pronunciation
Soundsrey'n
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English > rain: 4 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaningwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.
Synonymrainfall
PartsraindropA drop of rain
Narrowerdownpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soakerA heavy rain
drizzle, mizzleVery light rain
monsoonAny wind that changes direction with the seasons
rainstormA storm with rain
shower, rain showerA brief period of precipitation
Broaderprecipitation, downfallThe falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
Spanishaguacero, lluvia, precipitación
Catalanpluja, pluviositat, precipitació
Adjectivesrainy(of weather) wet by periods of rain
Verbsrainprecipitate as rain
English > rain: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningDrops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.
Synonymrainwater
Broaderfresh water, freshwaterwater that is not salty
Spanishagua de lluvia, agua, lluvia
Catalanaigua de pluja, pluja
Adjectivesrainy(of weather) wet by periods of rain
Verbsrainprecipitate as rain
English > rain: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningAnything happening rapidly or in quick successive.
Example"a rain of bullets"
Synonympelting
Broadersequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological successionA following of one thing / thing after another in time
English > rain: 4 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningprecipitate as rain.
PatternIt is ----ing; Something ----s something
ModelIt was raining all day long
Example"If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
Synonymrain down
Entailed bystormrain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning
Narrowerdrizzle, mizzlerain lightly / lightly
pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain bucketsrain heavily
shower, shower downrain abundantly
sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patterrain gently
Broaderprecipitate, come down, fallfall from clouds
Spanishllover, precipitar
Catalanploure, pluja
Nounsrainwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
raindrops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds

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