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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
weather /'weθə/
  • danh từ
    • thời tiết, tiết trời
      • bad weather: thời tiết xấu, trời xấu
      • heavy weather: (hàng hải) trời bão
    • bản thông báo thời tiết (đăng trên báo)
    • to keep one's weather eye open
      • cảnh giác đề phòng
    • to make heavy weather of
      • khổ vì, điêu đứng vì
    • under the weather
      • khó ở, hơi mệt['weðə]
  • ngoại động từ
    • dầm mưa dãi gió; để nắng mưa làm hỏng; phơi nắng phơi sương
      • rocks weathered by mind and water: đá bị gió mưa làm mòn
    • (hàng hải) thừa gió vượt qua, căng buồm vượt qua (một mũi đất); vượt qua (cơn bão)
    • (nghĩa bóng) vượt qua, chiến thắng
      • to weather one's difficulties: khắc phục (vượt) khó khăn
    • (thương nghiệp) làm giả sắc cũ, làm giả nước cũ
      • to weather a bronzed statue: làm giả sắc cũ một bức tượng đồng
  • nội động từ
    • mòn, rã ra, đổi màu (vì gió mưa)
    • to weather through
      • thoát khỏi, khắc phục được, vượt được
Concise Dictionary
+the meteorological conditions: temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
+face or endure with courage
+cause to slope
+sail to the windward of
+change under the action or influence of the weather
+towards the side exposed to wind
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 (meteorological) condition(s), climate:
The weather suddenly changed, and we arrived home cold and wet.
2 under the weather. ailing, ill, sickly, unwell, indisposed, out of sorts, sick, Colloq poorly, seedy:
I didn't go sailing because I was feeling a bit under the weather.
3 stand, survive, suffer, bear up against, endure, withstand, rise above, ride out, live through, brave:
Gemma didn't think she could weather much more sarcasm from the critics.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun [U]
1 the condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time, such as the temperature, and if there is wind, rain, sun, etc: hot / cold / wet / fine / summer / windy weather + Did you have good weather on your trip? + I'm not going out in this weather! + There's going to be a change in the weather. + if the weather holds / breaks (= if the good weather continues / changes) + The weather is very changeable at the moment. + 'Are you going to the beach tomorrow?' 'It depends on the weather.' + We'll have the party outside, weather permitting (= if it doesn't rain). + a weather map / chart + a weather report + The tent protected us from the worst of the weather.
2 (the weather) (informal) a report of what the weather will be like, that is on the radio or television, or in the newspapers: to listen to the weather
Idioms: in all weathers (BrE) in all kinds of weather, good and bad: She goes out jogging in all weathers.
keep a weather eye on sb/sth to watch sb/sth carefully in case you need to take action: Keep a weather eye on your competitors.
under the weather (informal) if you are or feel under the weather, you feel slightly ill/sick and not as well as usual
more at BRASS, HEAVY
+ verb
1 to change, or make sth change, colour or shape because of the effect of the sun, rain or wind: [V] This brick weathers to a warm pinkish-brown colour. + [VN] Her face was weathered by the sun.
2 [VN] to come safely through a difficult period or experience: The company just managed to weather the recession. + She refuses to resign, intending to weather the storm (= wait until the situation improves again).
types of weather
Drizzle is fine light rain.
A shower is a short period of rain.
A downpour or a cloudburst is a heavy fall of rain that often starts suddenly.
When it is raining very hard you can say that it is pouring. In informal BrE you can also say that it is bucketing down or chucking it down. You can also say: The heavens opened.
A cyclone and a typhoon are types of violent tropical storms with very strong winds.
A hurricane has very strong winds and is usually at sea.
A monsoon is a period of very heavy rain in particular countries, or the wind that brings this rain.
A squall is a sudden strong, violent wind, usually in a rain or snow storm.
A tornado (or twister informal) has very strong winds which move in a circle, often with a long narrow cloud.
A whirlwind moves very fast in a spinning movement and causes a lot of damage.
A blizzard is a snow storm with very strong winds.
Tempest is used mainly in literary language to describe a violent storm.
Collocation Dictionary


beautiful, excellent, fair, fine, glorious, good, ideal, lovely,
perfect, superb | adverse,
appalling, atrocious, awful, bad, dismal, dreadful, foul, gloomy, grim, inclement, inhospitable, lousy, miserable, nasty, rotten, rough, terrible, vile, wretched | hot, humid, muggy, sultry, warm | mild | bright, clear, sunny | calm | dry | reliable, settled | changeable, fickle, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled | extreme, fierce, harsh, severe, violent, wild | bitter, cold, freezing, frosty, icy, wintry | cool | cloudy, grey | damp, rainy, wet | foggy | blustery, stormy, windy | unseasonable/unseasonal, unseasonably/unseasonally …
a spell of unseasonally wet weather.




Deciding to brave the weather, he grabbed his umbrella and went out.


clear (up), improve, let up, warm up
We'll go just as soon as this weather lets up.
| hold out, keep up
If the weather holds out we could go swimming later.
| threaten
Bad weather threatened.
| break, deteriorate, worsen
It was warm and sunny until the weekend, but then the weather broke.
| become sth, get sth, turn sth
Next day the weather turned cold.
| remain sth, stay sth | close in, set in
The weather closed in and the climbers had to take shelter. I wanted to mend the roof before the cold weather set in.
| allow, permit
I sat outside as often as the weather allowed. We're having a barbecue next Saturday, weather permitting. (You cannot say ‘weather allowing’.)
| prevent sth
Stormy weather prevented any play in today's tennis.
| change


The plane crashed into the sea in adverse weather conditions.
| patterns, system
the effects of global warming on the world's weather patterns The Atlantic weather systems had been kind.
| forecast, report | data, records | satellite, station | chart, map


a change in the weather
We hadn't bargained for such a dramatic change in the weather.
| in all weathers
The lifeboat crews go out in all weathers.
| the vagaries of the weather
She packed all kinds of clothes to cope with the vagaries of the English weather.
| whatever the weather
He swims in the sea every day, whatever the weather.


1 pass safely through sth


successfully, well
Their company had weathered the recession well.


manage to
(figurative) The company has managed to weather the storm.

2 change in appearance because of the sun/air/wind


Some of the stone has weathered quite badly.

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