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

6 senses of shower

Sense 1
shower -- (a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you; "they installed a shower in the bathroom")
       => plumbing fixture -- (a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building)

Sense 2
shower, shower bath -- (washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle; "he took a shower after the game")
       => washup, bathing -- (the act of washing yourself (or another person))

Sense 3
shower, rain shower -- (a brief period of precipitation; "the game was interrupted by a brief shower")
       => rain, rainfall -- (water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere)

Sense 4
shower, cascade -- (a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower; "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks")
       => descent -- (a movement downward)

Sense 5
exhibitor, exhibitioner, shower -- (someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see)
       => showman, promoter, impresario -- (a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments)

Sense 6
shower -- (a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person; "her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting")
       => party -- (a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner")

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

5 senses of shower

Sense 1
lavish, shower -- (expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise")
       => consume, squander, waste, ware -- (spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not")

Sense 2
shower -- (spray or sprinkle with; "The guests showered rice on the couple")
       => spray -- (scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall")

Sense 3
shower -- (take a shower; wash one's body in the shower; "You should shower after vigorous exercise")
       => bathe -- (cleanse the entire body; "bathe daily")

Sense 4
shower, shower down -- (rain abundantly; "Meteors showered down over half of Australia")
       => rain, rain down -- (precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding")

Sense 5
shower -- (provide abundantly with; "He showered her with presents")
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

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