Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cloud

6 senses of cloud

Sense 1
cloud -- (any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible)
       => physical phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy)

Sense 2
cloud -- (a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude)
       => atmospheric phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere)

Sense 3
cloud -- (out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds")
       => unreality, irreality -- (the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact)

Sense 4
cloud -- (a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French")
       => gloom, gloominess, glumness -- (an atmosphere of depression and melancholy; "gloom pervaded the office")

Sense 5
cloud -- (suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud")
       => suspicion -- (the state of being suspected; "he tried to shield me from suspicion")

Sense 6
swarm, cloud -- (a group of many things in the air or on the ground; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores")
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cloud

8 senses of cloud

Sense 1
overcast, cloud -- (make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches")
       => darken -- (make dark or darker; "darken a room")
          Phrasal Verb-> cloud over#1; cloud up#1

Sense 2
obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist -- (make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley")
       => hide, conceal -- (prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money")

Sense 3
cloud -- (billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses")
       => billow, wallow -- (rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up into the sky")

Sense 4
cloud -- (make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Sense 5
defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud -- (place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation")
       => mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate -- (make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty")

Sense 6
cloud -- (make less clear; "the stroke clouded memories of her youth")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 7
mottle, dapple, cloud -- (colour with streaks or blotches of different shades)
       => spot -- (mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify")

Sense 8
cloud -- (make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added")
       => dull -- (make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel")

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