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Definition 1: the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation - [noun denoting phenomenon]

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

  • they were hoping for good weather
  • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
  • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow

Synonyms for weather in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of weather ) weather unsuitable for outdoor activities

(... is a kind of weather ) weather suitable for outdoor activities

(... is a kind of weather ) the weather or climate at some place

"the atmosphere was thick with fog"

(... is a kind of weather ) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

"trees bent under the fierce winds" "when there is no wind, row" "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

(... is a kind of weather ) violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements)

"they felt the full fury of the elements"

(... is a kind of weather ) a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)

"a heat wave"

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

(... is a kind of weather ) warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

"they welcomed the spring thaw"

(... is a kind of weather ) a period of unusually high temperatures

(... is a kind of weather ) moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities

(... is a kind of weather ) a period of unusually cold weather

(weather belongs to category ...) the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)

Definition 2: change under the action or influence of the weather - [verb of change]

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

  • A weathered old hut

(weather is a kind of ...) fall into decay or ruin

"The unoccupied house started to decay"

Definition 3: cause to slope - [verb of motion]

(weather is a kind of ...) to incline or bend from a vertical position

"She leaned over the banister"

Definition 4: sail to the windward of - [verb of motion]

(weather is a kind of ...) travel on water propelled by wind

"I love sailing, especially on the open sea" "the ship sails on"

(weather belongs to category ...) the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

Definition 5: face and withstand with courage - [verb of stative]

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

  • She braved the elements

Synonyms for weather in the sense of this definition

(weather is a kind of ...) resist or confront with resistance

"The politician defied public opinion" "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear" "The bridge held"

Definition 6: towards the side exposed to wind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for weather in the sense of this definition

(weather is similar to ...) on the side exposed to the wind

"the windward islands"

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