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rain

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rain

  1. 1 a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity the rain continued for most of the day Synonyms of rain cloudburst, deluge, downfall, downpour, rainfall, rainstorm, storm, wet Words Related to rain precipitation, shower; thundershower, thunderstorm, weather Near Antonyms of rain drizzle, mist, mizzle, scud, spit, sprinkle

  2. 2 a heavy fall of objects the Norman invaders fled when the castle's defenders threw a rain of stones down upon them Synonyms of rain hail, shower, storm Words Related to rain barrage, bombardment, broadside, cannonade, fusillade, salvo, volley; flood, gush, rush, spate, torrent; eruption, outbreak, outburst


rain

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rain

  1. 1 to fall as water in a continuous stream of drops from the clouds it started raining early this morning and hasn't let up since Synonyms of rain pour, precipitate, storm Words Related to rain shower; spit; hail, rainsquall, squall; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, swamp Phrases rain cats and dogs Near Antonyms of rain drizzle, mist, mizzle, spit, sprinkle

  2. 2 to give readily and in large quantities she rained praise upon her graduating students the squadron rained bombs on the enemy's fortifications Synonyms of rain heap, lavish, pour, shower Words Related to rain gush, stream; flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, swamp; bombard, hail Near Antonyms of rain hold back, keep, reserve, retain, withhold



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