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

3 senses of rain

Sense 1
rain, rainfall -- (water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere)
       => precipitation, downfall -- (the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist))

Sense 2
rain, rainwater -- (drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds)
       => fresh water, freshwater -- (water that is not salty)

Sense 3
rain, pelting -- (anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults")
       => sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession -- (a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients")

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

1 sense of rain

Sense 1
rain, rain down -- (precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding")
       => precipitate, come down, fall -- (fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum")

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