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1. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible.

Synonyms

  • coma
  • mushroom cloud
  • nebula
  • dust cloud
  • aerosol
  • mushroom-shaped cloud
  • cosmic dust
  • mushroom

Antonyms

  • toadstool
  • disinfect
  • purity
  • honor

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Cloud

  • overcrowd
  • disavowed
  • disallowed
  • mcleod
  • macleod
  • enshroud
  • unbowed
  • stroud
  • endowed
  • shroud
  • proud
  • plowed
  • ploughed
  • odowd
  • o'dowd
  • crowd
  • browed
  • avowed
  • aloud
  • allowed
  • abboud
  • wowed
  • vowed
  • sowed
  • how'd
  • houde
  • goude
  • dowd
  • doud
  • daoud

Example sentences of the word cloud


1. Noun, singular or mass
If a cloud passes over the sun, its shadow will cross the page in the opposite direction.

2. Verb, base form
Any soil left on the roots will cloud the water and ruin the appearance of your vase.

3. Adjective
Wyse is a cloud client computing manufacturer that develops a variety of thin clients.

Quotes containing the word cloud


1. Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!
- Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967

2. Moths,"repeats Will. "You're afraid of moths?""Not just a cloud of moths,"she says, "like...a swarm of them. Everywhere. All those wings and legs and..."She shudders and shakes her head."Terrifying,"Will says with mock seriousness. "That's my girl. Tough as cotton balls.""Oh, Shut up.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent

3. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
- Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

2. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude.

Synonyms

  • water vapour
  • atmospheric phenomenon
  • cirrostratus cloud
  • cumulonimbus
  • cirrostratus
  • nebule
  • stratus
  • cirrus
  • mother-of-pearl cloud
  • cirrus cloud
  • condensation trail
  • thundercloud
  • stratus cloud
  • cirrocumulus
  • cumulonimbus cloud
  • contrail
  • rain cloud
  • water vapor
  • cloud bank
  • nacreous cloud
  • nimbus cloud
  • nimbus
  • sky
  • cirrocumulus cloud
  • storm cloud
  • cumulus cloud

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • unveil
  • opacity
  • transparency

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] out of touch with reality.

Synonyms

  • unreality

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • moral

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] make overcast or cloudy.

Synonyms

  • fog up
  • overcast
  • haze

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] billow up in the form of a cloud.

Synonyms

  • wallow

Antonyms

  • strain
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] make less visible or unclear.

Synonyms

  • obnubilate
  • overshadow
  • fog
  • mist
  • becloud
  • hide
  • befog
  • haze over
  • conceal

Antonyms

  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] a cause of worry or gloom or trouble.

Synonyms

  • gloominess
  • gloom

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • straight
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] suspicion affecting your reputation.

Antonyms

  • incorrupt

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] make less clear.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • stay
  • lighten
  • good weather

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] make milky or dull.

Antonyms

  • perfect

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))
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