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Rain Noun Synonyms
flood, torrent, shower, volley, stream, outpouring
Arriving home, she could barely shield herself from the rain of children's kisses.

trickle, pour, run, fall
Tears rained down her sallow cheeks.

precipitation, drizzle, sprinkle, downpour, shower, thunder-shower, cloudburst, rainstorm, squall, deluge, sunshower
After the rain the sun came out.

descend, shower
Blows rained on him from the tiny fists of the furious child.

come down, pour, teem, sprinkle, drizzle, spit, mizzle, come down in buckets, rain cats and dogs
The weatherman said it would rain today, so take an umbrella.

Rain Verb Synonyms
bestow, lavish, shower
He rained kisses on her upturned face.

rainfall, precipitation
The rain in Spain falls mainly in the plain.

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Freezing Rain

Science / Weather / Freezing Rain: Rain that falls as liquid and freezes upon impact to form a coating of glaze on the colder ground or other exposed surfaces. It is reported as 'FZRA' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Refrain: A line or set of lines at the end of a stanza or section of a longer poem or song--these lines repeat at regular intervals in other stanzas or sections of the same work. Sometimes the repetition invol MORE

Remedial Training

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Remedial Training: Describes a method of teaching intended to help people who have basic skills deficiencies, such reading or writing. MORE

Rectangular Drainage

Science / Geology / Rectangular Drainage: A drainage pattern in which stream channels develop within a large-scale network of intersecting joints. This drainage pattern is characterized by right-angle bends in the channels of streams and stre MORE


Entertainment / Baseball / Rainmaker: A fly ball that is hit very high. MORE


Science / Weather / Rainfall: The amount of precipitation of any type, primarily liquid. It is usually the amount that is measured by a rain gauge. MORE