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Definition 1: anything happening rapidly or in quick successive - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where rain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rain of bullets
  • a pelting of insults

Synonyms for rain in the sense of this definition

(rain is a kind of ...) a following of one thing after another in time

"the doctor saw a sequence of patients"

Definition 2: water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for rain in the sense of this definition

(rain is a kind of ...) the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)

(... is a kind of rain ) any wind that changes direction with the seasons

(... is a kind of rain ) a storm with rain

(... is a kind of rain ) a heavy rain

(... is a kind of rain ) very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower

(... is a kind of rain ) a brief period of precipitation

"the game was interrupted by a brief shower"

(rain is a part of ...) a drop of rain

Definition 3: drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for rain in the sense of this definition

(rain is a kind of ...) water that is not salty

Definition 4: precipitate as rain - [verb of weather]

Samples where rain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding

Synonyms for rain in the sense of this definition

(rain is a kind of ...) fall from clouds

"rain, snow and sleet were falling" "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"

(... is a kind of rain ) rain lightly

"When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant"

(... is a kind of rain ) rain abundantly

"Meteors showered down over half of Australia"

(... is a kind of rain ) rain gently

"It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"

(... is a kind of rain ) rain heavily

"Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"

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