- (uncountable) Condensed water falling from a cloud.
- (uncountable) (figurative) Any matter moving or falling, usually through air, and especially if liquid or otherwise figuratively identifiable with raindrops.
- (countable) (figurative) An instance of particles or larger pieces of matter moving or falling through air.
- A of mortar fire fell on our trenches.
- (avalent) Of rain: To fall from the sky.
Etymology: regn, reÄn
- It will rain today.
- (intransitive) To fall in large quantities.
- Bombs rained from the sky.
- (transitive) To issue (something) in large quantities.
- The boxer rained punches on his opponent's head.
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