1. [ noun ] (meteorology) a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightening
Synonyms: violent_storm
Related terms: atmospheric_phenomenon blizzard rainstorm northeaster storm_center firestorm ice_storm hailstorm thunderstorm windstorm Beaufort_scale storm_center
2. [ noun ] a violent commotion or disturbance
Synonyms: tempest

"the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away" "it was only a tempest in a teapot"

Related terms: disturbance ramp
3. [ verb ] behave violently, as if in a great rage
Synonyms: rage ramp
Related terms: act rampage
4. [ verb ] take by force
Synonyms: force

"Storm the fort"

Related terms: penetrate violence
5. [ verb ] rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning

"If it storms, we'll need shelter."

Related terms: rain
6. [ verb ] (military) attack by storm; attack suddenly
Synonyms: surprise
Related terms: attack surprise
7. [ verb ] (meteorology) blow hard

"It was storming all night"

Related terms: blow
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4840
9. [ noun ] (military) a direct and violent assault on a stronghold
Related terms: assault
Similar spelling:   Stormy