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English noun: thunder

1. thunder (event) a deep prolonged loud noise


Synonymsboom, roar, roaring


Broader (hypernym)noise

2. thunder (event) a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning


Broader (hypernym)noise


Narrower (hyponym)thunderclap

3. thunder (artifact) street names for heroin


Synonymsbig H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, smack


Broader (hypernym)diacetylmorphine, heroin


Domain usagestreet name


English verb: thunder

1. thunder (motion) move fast, noisily, and heavily


SamplesThe bus thundered down the road.


ExamplesCars thunder in the streets , The streets thunder with cars


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)move

2. thunder (communication) utter words loudly and forcefully


Samples`Get out of here,' he roared.


Synonymsroar


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)shout

3. thunder (weather) be the case that thunder is being heard


SamplesWhenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed.


ExamplesIt was thundering all day long


Synonymsboom


Pattern of useIt is ----ing


Entailstorm

4. thunder (communication) to make or produce a loud noise


SamplesThe river thundered below.
The engine roared as the driver pushed the car to full throttle.


ExamplesThe cars thunder down the avenue


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)howl, roar









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