Synonyms of rain in English:

rain


See definition of rain

noun

1‘the rain had almost stopped’

SYNONYMS

rainfall, precipitation, raindrops, rainwater, wet weather

the wet, a fall of rain

sprinkle, drizzle, mizzle, Scotch mist, shower, rainstorm, cloudburst, torrent, downpour, deluge, squall, thunderstorm

2‘a rain of hot ash’

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shower, deluge, flood, torrent, spate, avalanche, outpouring, rush, flurry

volley, storm, hail, barrage, broadside, salvo


verb

1‘it was raining heavily’

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pour, pour down, pelt down, tip down, teem down, beat down, lash down, sheet down, come down, come down in sheets, come down in torrents, rain cats and dogs

fall, shower, drizzle, spit

informal be chucking it down

British informal bucket down, come down in bucketloads, come down in buckets, come down in stair rods, tipple down

British vulgar slang piss down

2‘bombs rained on the city's crowded streets’

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fall, pour down, rain down, drop, shower

3‘guerrillas rained mortar bombs on the capital’

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shower, pour, drop

bombard someone with, pepper someone with, pelt someone with