HyperDic: storm

English > 8 senses of the word storm:
NOUNphenomenonstorm, violent storma violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
statestorm, tempesta violent commotion or disturbance
actstorma direct and violent assault on a stronghold
VERBstativestorm, ramp, ragebehave violently, as if in state of a great anger
contactstorm, forcetake by force
weatherstormrain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning
weatherstormblow hard
competitionstorm, surpriseattack by storm
storm > pronunciation
Soundsstao'rm
Rhymesbarnstorm ... windstorm: 29 rhymes with aorm...
English > storm: 8 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning.
Synonymviolent storm
Part ofBeaufort scale, wind scaleAn international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
Partsstorm center, storm centreThe central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
Narrowerblizzard, snowstormA storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
firestormA storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area
hailstormA storm during which hail falls
ice storm, silver stormA storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice
northeaster, noreasterA storm blowing from the northeast
rainstormA storm with rain
thunderstorm, electrical storm, electric stormA storm resulting from strong rising air currents
windstormA storm consisting of violent winds
Broaderatmospheric phenomenonA physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
Spanishborrasca, tempestad, temporal, tormenta, tormenta violenta
Catalantempesta, tempestat, temporal
Adjectivesstormy(especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms / storms or commotion
Verbsstormblow hard
stormrain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning
English > storm: 8 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA violent commotion or disturbance.
Example"the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"
Synonymtempest
Broaderdisturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffleA disorderly outburst or tumult
Spanishtemporal, tormenta
Catalantempesta, temporal
Adjectivesstormycharacterized by violent emotions or behavior
Verbsstormbehave violently, as if in state of a great anger
English > storm: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA direct and violent assault on a stronghold.
BroaderassaultClose fighting during the culmination of a military attack
Spanishasalto
Verbsstormattack by storm
stormtake by force
English > storm: 8 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBehave violently, as if in state of a great anger.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsramp, rage
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishencolerizarse, rabiar
Nounsstorma violent commotion or disturbance
English > storm: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTake by force.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey storm the hill
Example"Storm the fort"
Synonymforce
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishasaltar
Nounsstorma direct and violent assault on a stronghold
English > storm: 8 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningrain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning.
PatternIt is ----ing
ModelIt was storming all day long
Example"If it storms, we'll need shelter"
Entailsrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Nounsstorma violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
English > storm: 8 senses > verb 4, weather
Meaningblow hard.
PatternIt is ----ing
Example"It was storming all night"
Entailed bythunder, boomBe the case that thunder / thunder is being heard
BroaderblowBe blowing or storming
Nounsstorma violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
English > storm: 8 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningattack by storm; attack suddenly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey storm the hill
Synonymsurprise
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishsorprender
Nounsstorma direct and violent assault on a stronghold

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