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1. rainfall

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • success
  • strengthening
  • rise

Etymology

  • fall (English)
  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rain (English)
  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rainfall

  • downfall
  • footfall
  • freefall
  • landfall
  • nightfall
  • pitfall
  • pratfall
  • shortfall
  • waterfall
  • westfall
  • wigfall
  • windfall

How do you pronounce rainfall?

Pronounce rainfall as ˈreɪnˌfɔl.

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Sentences with rainfall


1. Noun, singular or mass
Water the blackberries with 1 inch of water per week, unless it receives rainfall during this time.

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