1. [ noun ] (meteorology) water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Synonyms: rainfall
Related terms: precipitation drizzle downpour shower rainstorm monsoon raindrop
2. [ verb ] (meteorology) precipitate as rain
Synonyms: rain_down

"If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding."

Related terms: precipitate sprinkle shower pour drizzle
3. [ noun ] drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
Synonyms: rainwater
Related terms: fresh_water
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 20012
5. [ noun ] anything happening rapidly or in quick successive
Synonyms: pelting

"a rain of bullets" "a pelting of insults"

Related terms: sequence pelt
Similar spelling:   Raina