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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An atmospheric disturbance manifested in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
  • n. A wind with a speed from 64 to 73 miles (from 103 to 117 kilometers) per hour, according to the Beaufort scale. Also called violent storm.
  • n. A heavy shower of objects, such as bullets or missiles.
  • n. A strong or violent outburst, as of emotion or excitement: a storm of tears.
  • n. A violent disturbance or upheaval, as in political, social, or domestic affairs: a storm of protest.
  • n. A violent, sudden attack on a fortified place.
  • n. A storm window.
  • verb-intransitive. To blow forcefully.
  • verb-intransitive. To precipitate rain, snow, hail, or sleet.
  • verb-intransitive. To be extremely angry; rant and rage.
  • verb-intransitive. To move or rush tumultuously, violently, or angrily: stormed into the room.
  • v. To assault, capture, or captivate by storm. See Synonyms at attack.
  • idiom. take by storm To captivate completely: a new play that took New York City by storm.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. Any disturbed state of the atmosphere, especially as affecting the earth's surface, and strongly implying destructive or unpleasant weather.
  • n. a wind scale for very strong wind, stronger than a gale, less than a hurricane (10 or higher on the Beaufort scale).
  • n. A violent assault on a stronghold or fortified position.
  • v. To move quickly and noisily like a storm, usually in a state of uproar or anger.
  • v. To assault (a stronghold or fortification) with military forces.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence, often, a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, whether accompanied with wind or not.
  • n. A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war; violent outbreak; clamor; tumult.
  • n. A heavy shower or fall, any adverse outburst of tumultuous force; violence.
  • n. A violent assault on a fortified place; a furious attempt of troops to enter and take a fortified place by scaling the walls, forcing the gates, or the like.
  • v. To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like.
  • verb-intransitive. To raise a tempest.
  • verb-intransitive. To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high wind; -- used impersonally.
  • verb-intransitive. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A disturbance of the normal condition of the atmosphere, manifesting itself by winds of unusual direction or force, or by rain (often with lightning and thunder), snow, or hail, or by several of these phenomena in combination; a tempest: also used with reference to precipitation only, as in hail-storm, thunder-storm, snow-storm.
  • n. Specifically— Technically, in nautical use, a wind of force 11 on the Beaufort scale, being that in which a man-of-war could carry only storm-staysails.
  • n. A fall of snow.
  • n. A prolonged frost.
  • n. Hence, figuratively A tempestuous flight or descent of objects fiercely hurled: as, a storm of missiles.
  • n. A violent disturbance or agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; a tumult; a clamor.
  • n. A destructive or overwhelming calamity; extremity of adversity or disaster.
  • n. A vehement or passionate outbreak, as of some emotion, or of the expression of such emotion: as, a storm of indignation; a storm of applause; a storm of hisses.
  • n. Milit., a violent assault on a fortified place or strong position; a dashing attempt by troops to capture a fortified place, as by scaling the walls or forcing the gates.
  • n. See the adjectives.
  • n. To captivate or carry away by surprising or delighting: as, the new singer has taken the town by storm.
  • n. Synonyms Tempest, etc. See wind.
  • To blow with great force; also, to rain, hail, snow, or sleet, especially with violence: used impersonally: as, it storms.
  • To fume; scold; rage; be in a violent agitation or passion; raise a tempest.
  • To move with violence; rush angrily or impetuously: as, he stormed about the room.
  • To attack and attempt to take possession of, as by scaling walls or forcing gates or breaches; assault: as, to storm a fortified town: often used figuratively.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. blow hard
  • n. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
  • v. attack by storm; attack suddenly
  • n. a violent commotion or disturbance
  • n. a direct and violent assault on a stronghold
  • v. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
  • v. take by force
  • v. rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning
  • Verb Form
    stormed    storming    storms   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    blow    assail    attack    disturbance    commotion    hoo-hah    flutter    kerfuffle    hoo-ha    hurly-burly   
    Cross Reference
    outbreak    flight    rage    scold    rush    assail    attack    espy's theory of storms    wind-storm    cyclonic storm   
    stormed    storming   
    Words with the same meaning
    violence    calamity    tempest    agitation    clamor    tumult    assault    rage    fume    assail   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Norm    conform    deform    disinform    dorm    form    inform    lukewarm    misinform    norm   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    rain    wind    wave    cloud    weather    fire    battle    explosion    tempest    stream