Definition of cloud :
1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the upper atmosphere.
2. A dark vein or spot on a lighter material, as in marble; hence, a blemish or defect; as, a cloud upon one's reputation; a cloud on a title.
3. A great crowd or multitude; a vast collection.
4. A large, loosely- knitted scarf, worn by women about the head.
5. A mass or volume of smoke, or flying dust, resembling vapor.
6. That which has a dark, lowering, or threatening aspect; that which temporarily overshadows, obscures, or depresses; as, a cloud of sorrow; a cloud of war; a cloud upon the intellect.
7. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish; to damage; - esp. used of reputation or character.
8. To darken or obscure, as if by hiding or enveloping with a cloud; hence, to render gloomy or sullen.
9. To grow cloudy; to become obscure with clouds; - often used with up.
10. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colors; as, to cloud yarn.
11. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds; as, the sky is clouded.
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cloud (part of speech: noun)
cumulo-nimbus, mist, cirro-stratus, strato-cumulus, stratus, nimbus, cumulo-cirrus, haze, thunderhead, cirro-velum, cumulo-stratus, rain cloud, thundercloud, cumulo-cirro-stratus, storm cloud, vapor, cirrus, cirro-cumulus, cumulus
confuse (part of speech: verb)
bubble (part of speech: verb)
darken (part of speech: verb)
obscure (part of speech: verb)
dim (part of speech: verb)
- Ride out from the smoke- cloud, or remain under its favouring shelter? - "The Lone Ranche", Captain Mayne Reid.
- She felt that nothing save the loss of her dear ones would have hurt her more than to have been dismissed from school under a cloud. - "Marjorie Dean, High School Junior", Pauline Lester.
- There is no rainbow in the sky unless there be both a black cloud and bright sunshine. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.