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verb storm pronunciation in American English /stɔrm/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestorming
past tensestormed
past participlestormed
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to use force to enter a place and take control of it
    The police stormed the building and arrested 12 men.
    The city was stormed by rebel forces.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to go somewhere very quickly because you are angry or upset
    storm out/off/into: Rob stormed out of the house and slammed the door.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to quickly become very successful
    The economy is storming ahead on a wave of optimism.
    The Mariners stormed into the lead.
  4. 4
    [transitive] to say something in a very angry way
    “What are you saying?” she stormed.


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