Definition of take (something) by storm
- The writer has taken the literary world by storm.
- The new fashion has taken London by storm.
- The soldiers took the castle by storm.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: a disturbance of the atmosphere marked by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning
: a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail
: wind having a speed of 64 to 72 miles (103 to 117 kilometers) per hour
: to blow with violence
: to rain, hail, snow, or sleet vigorously
: to attack by storm
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