Meaning of WEATHER in English


noun storm; tempest.

2. weather ·noun a light rain; a shower.

3. weather ·vt to place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.

4. weather ·noun vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air.

5. weather ·vt to expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.

6. weather ·vt to sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship.

7. weather ·adj being toward the wind, or windward — opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, ·etc.

8. weather ·vi to undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.

9. weather ·vt hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm.

10. weather ·noun the state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, ·etc.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.