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1. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • monsoon
  • rainstorm
  • precipitation
  • mizzle
  • soaker
  • raindrop
  • drizzle
  • downfall
  • rain shower
  • waterspout
  • rainfall
  • deluge
  • torrent
  • pelter
  • shower
  • downpour

Antonyms

  • better
  • praise
  • dry
  • inflate

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rain

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane
  • mcquain
  • mclean
  • mclane
  • mclain
  • mcguane
  • mcgrane

How do you pronounce rain?

Pronounce rain as reɪn.

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Sentences with rain


1. Noun, singular or mass
Start and end at the bottom of the tunnel to prevent rain or water from seeping in.

2. Verb, base form
The sun, in addition to rain and snow, will cause the color to fade.

Quotes about rain


1. The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain.
- Henry Chadwick

2. So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

3. But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
- Jesus Christ

2. rain-wash

noun. the washing away of soil or other loose material by rain.

Synonyms

  • wash

Antonyms

  • machine wash
  • dirty

3. Rain-giver

noun. an epithet for Jupiter.

4. rain

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] precipitate as rain.

Synonyms

  • precipitate
  • pitter-patter
  • pelt
  • spit
  • drizzle
  • come down
  • sprinkle
  • patter
  • shower down
  • rain cats and dogs
  • fall
  • stream
  • pour
  • mizzle
  • rain down
  • spatter
  • shower

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.

Synonyms

  • fresh water
  • freshwater

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] anything happening rapidly or in quick successive.

Synonyms

  • sequence
  • successiveness
  • pelting
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • defend
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))
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