Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
rain /rein/
  • danh từ
    • mưa
      • to be caught in the rain: bị mưa
      • to keep the rain out: cho khỏi bị mưa, cho mưa khỏi vào
      • a rain of fire: trận mưa đạn
      • rain of tears: khóc như mưa
      • rain or shine: dù mưa hay nắng
    • (the rains) mùa mưa
    • (the Rains) (hàng hải) vùng mưa ở Đại tây dương (4 10 o độ vĩ bắc)
    • after rain comes fair weather (sunshine)
      • hết cơn bĩ cực tới hồi thái lai
    • to get out of the rain
      • tránh được những điều bực mình khó chịu
    • not to know enough to get out of the rain
      • (nghĩa bóng) không biết tính toán, không biết cách làm ăn; xuẩn ngốc
    • right as rain
      • (thông tục) mạnh giỏi cả; tốt lành cả; đâu vào đó cả
  • động từ
    • mưa, trút xuống như mưa ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • it is raining hard: trời mưa to
      • it has rained itself out: mưa đã tạnh
      • to rain blows on someone: đấm ai túi bụi
      • to rain bullets: bắn đạn như mưa
      • to rain tears: khóc như mưa, nước mắt giàn giụa
    • to come in when it rain
      • (nghĩa bóng) tránh được những điều bực mình khó chịu
    • it rains cats and dogs
      • trời mưa như trút
    • it never rains but it pours
      • (xem) pour
    • not to know enough to go in when it rains
      • (nghĩa bóng) không biết tính toán, không biết cách làm ăn; xuẩn ngốc
Concise Dictionary
+water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
+drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
+anything happening rapidly or in quick successive
+precipitate as rain
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 precipitation, drizzle, sprinkle, downpour, shower, thunder-shower, cloudburst, rainstorm, squall, deluge, US sunshower:
After the rain the sun came out.
2 rainfall, precipitation:
The rain in Spain falls mainly in the plain.
3 flood, torrent, shower, volley, stream, outpouring:
Arriving home, she could barely shield herself from the rain of children's kisses.
4 come down, pour, teem, sprinkle, drizzle, spit, Brit dialect mizzle, Colloq come down in buckets, rain cats and dogs:
The weatherman said it would rain today, so take an umbrella.
5 trickle, pour, run, fall:
Tears rained down her sallow cheeks.
6 descend, shower:
Blows rained on him from the tiny fists of the furious child.
7 bestow, lavish, shower:
He rained kisses on her upturned face.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U, sing.] water that falls from the clouds in separate drops: There will be rain in all parts tomorrow. + Rain is forecast for the weekend. + Don't go out in the rain. + It's pouring with rain (= raining very hard). + heavy / torrential / driving rain + The rain poured down. + It looks like rain (= as if it is going to rain). + A light rain began to fall. + I think I felt a drop of rain.
See also - ACID RAIN
2 (the rains) [pl.] the season of heavy continuous rain in tropical countries: The rains come in September.
3 [sing.] ~ of sth a large number of things falling from the sky at the same time: a rain of arrows / stones
Idioms: come rain, come shine
(come) rain or shine whether there is rain or sun; whatever happens: He goes jogging every morning, rain or shine.
more at RIGHT adj.
+ verb
1 [V] when it rains, water falls from the sky in drops: Is it raining? + It had been raining hard all night. + It hardly rained at all last summer. + It started to rain.
2 ~ (sth) (down) (on sb/sth) to fall or to make sth fall on sb/sth in large quantities: [V] Bombs rained (down) on the city's streets. + Falling debris rained on us from above. + He covered his face as the blows rained down on him (= he was hit repeatedly). + [VN] The volcano erupted, raining hot ash over a wide area.
Idioms: be raining cats and dogs (informal) to be raining heavily
it never rains but it pours (BrE) (AmE when it rains, it pours) (saying) used to say that when one bad thing happens to you, other bad things happen soon after
rain on sb's parade (AmE) to spoil sth for sb
Phrasal Verbs: be rained off (BrE) (AmE be rained out) (of an event) to be cancelled or to have to stop because it is raining: The game has been rained off again.
Collocation Dictionary


driving, heavy, lashing, pouring, torrential | steady | fine, gentle, light, patchy
The fine rain turned to mist in the early evening. The forecast is for wind and patchy rain.
| warm | cold | constant, continuous, persistent | intermittent | overnight
Overnight rain had freshened up the garden.
| monsoon, tropical
The monsoon rains started early this year.
| autumn, spring, etc.


drop, spot
A few spots of rain had fallen.
| inch, shower, spot
(informal) We had three inches of rain last night. We could do with a spot of rain.


Rain is forecast for tomorrow.
| look like, threaten
It looks like rain (= it looks as though it is going to rain). Black clouds threatened rain.
| pour with
It poured with rain all afternoon.
| get caught in
We got caught in the rain on the way home.


beat, come down, drip, drum, fall, lash, patter, pelt, pour down, splash, trickle
Rain beat against the window all night. Rain dripped down his collar.
| come, set in, start
The rain came just as we set off. The rain had set in steadily by the time we got home.
| cease, let up, stop
The rain didn't let up all day.
| continue
The rain continued for most of the day.
| threaten
With rain threatening, we headed home as fast as we could.
| drive sb
The rain drove the players off the court.


cloud, water


in the ~
We found her sitting in the pouring rain.
| out of the ~
Come in out of the rain.
| through the ~
We drove slowly through the driving rain.

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