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Definition 1: a direct and violent assault on a stronghold - [noun denoting act]

(storm is a kind of ...) close fighting during the culmination of a military attack

Definition 2: a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for storm in the sense of this definition

(storm is a kind of ...) a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm blowing from the northeast

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm during which hail falls

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm consisting of violent winds

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

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds

(... is a kind of storm ) a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning

(storm is a part of ...) the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm

(... is part of storm) an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)

Definition 3: a violent commotion or disturbance - [noun denoting state]

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

  • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
  • it was only a tempest in a teapot

Synonyms for storm in the sense of this definition

(storm is a kind of ...) a disorderly outburst or tumult

"they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

Definition 4: attack by storm; attack suddenly - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for storm in the sense of this definition

(storm is a kind of ...) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

"Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II" "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"

Definition 5: take by force - [verb of contact]

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

  • Storm the fort

Synonyms for storm in the sense of this definition

(storm is a kind of ...) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

Definition 6: behave violently, as if in state of a great anger - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for storm in the sense of this definition

(storm is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

Definition 7: blow hard - [verb of weather]

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

  • It was storming all night

(storm is a kind of ...) be blowing or storming

"The wind blew from the West"

Definition 8: rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning - [verb of weather]

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

  • If it storms, we'll need shelter

(storm implies ...) precipitate as rain

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

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