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Synonyms

rain

verb

if it rains, water falls in drops from clouds in the sky

snow

verb

if it snows, snow falls from the sky

come down

if rain, snow etc comes down, it falls to the ground, especially in large amounts

pelt

verb

if rain or snow is pelting or is pelting down, it comes down quickly in large amounts

pour

verb

to rain very hard

drizzle

verb

to rain in a very light way

beat down

if the rain beats down, it rains very hard

hail

verb

if it hails, small balls of ice fall from the sky like rain

lash down

to rain in large amounts and with a lot of force

the heavens opened

used for saying that very heavy rain started to fall

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be chucking it down

informal to be raining very hard

bucket down

to rain very hard

come on

if something such as rain or snow comes on, it starts to fall

hammer

verb

informal if rain hammers down, a lot of it falls with great force

hold off

if rain or snow holds off, it does not fall, although you expected it to

it is tipping (it) down

it is raining a lot

it’s raining cats and dogs

used for saying that a lot of rain is falling

lash

verb

if the wind or rain lashes something or lashes against something, it blows or falls against it with a very strong force

pee down

informal if it is peeing down, a lot of rain is falling

piss

verb

impolite if it is pissing, a lot of rain is falling. A lot of people use this word, but it offends some people, so it is better not to use it.

precipitate

verb

science to rain, snow, hail etc

rain

verb

to fall from the air in large amounts

relent

verb

if rain or snow relents, it stops being so severe

sleet

verb

if it is sleeting, sleet is falling from the sky

spit

verb

British to rain just a little

teem

verb

if it is teeming or teeming down, a lot of rain is falling

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