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be rained off

Definition of be rained off

British

  1. :  to be canceled because of rain <Today's game was rained off and will be played tomorrow instead.>



Word by Word Definitions

rainplay rained
  1. :  water falling in drops condensed from vapor in the atmosphere

    :  the descent of this water

    :  water that has fallen as rain :  rainwater

  1. :  to send down rain

    :  to fall as water in drops from the clouds

    :  to fall like rain

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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