- rain ► NOUN 1) the condensed moisture of the atmosphere falling visibly in separate drops. 2) (rains) falls of rain. 3) a large quantity of things falling or descending: a rain of blows.► VERB 1) (it rains, it is raining, etc.) rain falls. 2) (be rained off) (of an event) be terminated or cancelled because of rain. 3) fall or cause to fall in large quantities.● be as right as rain — Cf. ↑be as right as rain● rain cats and dogs — Cf. ↑rain cats and dogsDERIVATIVES rainless adjective.ORIGIN Old English.
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