Definitions for cloud

Definitions for (noun) cloud

Main entry: cloud, swarm

Definition: a group of many things in the air or on the ground

Usage: a swarm of insects obscured the light; clouds of blossoms; it discharged a cloud of spores

Main entry: cloud

Definition: a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

Main entry: cloud

Definition: any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible

Main entry: cloud

Definition: out of touch with reality

Usage: his head was in the clouds

Main entry: cloud

Definition: suspicion affecting your reputation

Usage: after that mistake he was under a cloud

Main entry: cloud

Definition: a cause of worry or gloom or trouble

Usage: the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French

Definitions for (verb) cloud

Main entry: cloud

Definition: make milky or dull

Usage: The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added

Main entry: dapple, mottle, cloud

Definition: colour with streaks or blotches of different shades

Main entry: cloud

Definition: make less clear

Usage: the stroke clouded memories of her youth

Main entry: corrupt, defile, sully, taint, cloud

Definition: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

Usage: sully someone's reputation

Main entry: cloud

Definition: make gloomy or depressed

Usage: Their faces were clouded with sadness

Main entry: cloud

Definition: billow up in the form of a cloud

Usage: The smoke clouded above the houses

Main entry: obnubilate, obscure, mist, befog, becloud, cloud, fog, haze over

Definition: make less visible or unclear

Usage: The stars are obscured by the clouds; the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley

Main entry: cloud, overcast

Definition: make overcast or cloudy

Usage: Fall weather often overcasts our beaches

Visual thesaurus for cloud