(noun, verb)


1. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning

Definition categories: phenomenon

2. a violent commotion or disturbance

- the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away

Similar word(s): tempest

Definition categories: state, commotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, kerfuffle

3. a direct and violent assault on a stronghold

Definition categories: act, assault

Sentences with storm as a noun:

- The proposed reforms have led to a political storm.


1. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

Similar word(s): rage, ramp

Definition categories: stative, act, behave, do

2. take by force

- Storm the fort

Similar word(s): force

Definition categories: contact, penetrate, perforate

3. rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning

- If it storms, we'll need shelter

Definition categories: weather

4. blow hard

- It was storming all night

Definition categories: weather, blow

5. attack by storm; attack suddenly

Similar word(s): surprise

Definition categories: competition, assail, attack

Sentences with storm as a verb:

- She stormed out of the room.

- Troops stormed the complex.

- It stormed throughout the night.