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Definitions of storm

  1. To raise a tempest; to blow with violence; to rage. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To attack with violence or open force; as, to storm a fort. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To attack by open force: to assault. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To attack forcibly; assault. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To take, or attempt to take, by storm. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To blow violently, or to rain, hail, snow, etc.; to rage boisterously. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To raise a tempest: to blow with violence: to be in a violent passion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To raise a tempest; be in a rage; use violent language. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. behave violently, as if in a great rage Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. take by force; "Storm the fort" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. blow hard; "It was storming all night" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To take place, as a storm. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To give vent boisterously to passion; move noisily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To assault; to attack by open force. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To attack, or attempt to take, by open force; to blow with violence; to rage; to be loudly angry. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. a direct and violent assault on a stronghold Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightening Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence, often, a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, whether accompanied with wind or not. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war; violent outbreak; clamor; tumult. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. A heavy shower or fall, any adverse outburst of tumultuous force; violence. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. A violent assault on a fortified place; a furious attempt of troops to enter and take a fortified place by scaling the walls, forcing the gates, or the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To raise a tempest. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, often with a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail; an outburst of passion or excitement; a violent commotion; violent assault on a fortified place. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. A stir or violent commotion of the air producing wind, rain, etc.: a tempest: violent agitation of society: commotion: tumult: calamity: (mil.) an assault. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. Violent commotion of the atmosphere; tempest; any violent disturbance; passion; an assault. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. A disturbance of the atmosphere, commonly accompanied by rain, hail, or snow. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A violent commotion of any sort. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A violent and rapid assault on a fortified place. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. A violent commotion in the atmosphere, generally widespread and destructive; a tempest; a violent assault on a fortified place; violent civil commotion; insurrection; clamour; tumult; distress; violence; tumultuous force. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. A violent outburst of one or more of the elements wind, rain, snow, thunder and lightning; any violent commotion; tumultuous force; a tumult; a violent and determined assault on a fortified place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for storm

  1. I saw the storm rising. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. " The storm will be here in a minute," she cried, " You must not leave now. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
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