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English adjective: weather

1. weather towards the side exposed to wind


Synonymsupwind


Similarwindward


Antonymsleeward


English noun: weather

1. weather (phenomenon) the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation


SamplesThey were hoping for good weather.
Every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception.
The conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow.


Synonymsatmospheric condition, conditions, weather condition


Broader (hypernym)atmospheric phenomenon


Narrower (hyponym)air current, atmosphere, atmospheric state, bad weather, cold weather, current of air, downfall, elements, fair weather, good weather, hot weather, inclemency, inclementness, precipitation, sunshine, temperateness, thaw, thawing, warming, wave, wind


Domain categorymeteorology


English verb: weather

1. weather (stative) face and withstand with courage


SamplesShe braved the elements.


Synonymsbrave, brave out, endure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)defy, hold, hold up, withstand

2. weather (motion) cause to slope


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)angle, lean, slant, tilt, tip

3. weather (motion) sail to the windward of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sail


Domain categorynavigation, pilotage, piloting

4. weather (change) change under the action or influence of the weather


SamplesA weathered old hut.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)crumble, decay, dilapidate









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