Definition of Weather

1. Noun. The atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation. "The conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow"




2. Verb. Face and withstand with courage. "She braved the elements"
Exact synonyms: Brave, Brave Out, Endure
Generic synonyms: Defy, Hold, Hold Up, Withstand
Derivative terms: Brave

3. Adjective. Towards the side exposed to wind.
Exact synonyms: Upwind
Similar to: Windward

4. Verb. Cause to slope.
Generic synonyms: Angle, Lean, Slant, Tilt, Tip

5. Verb. Sail to the windward of.
Category relationships: Navigation, Pilotage, Piloting
Generic synonyms: Sail

6. Verb. Change under the action or influence of the weather. "A weathered old hut"
Generic synonyms: Crumble, Decay, Dilapidate

Definition of Weather

1. n. The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc.

2. v. t. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.

3. v. i. To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.

4. a. Being toward the wind, or windward -- opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.

5. n. The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc.

6. v. t. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.

7. v. i. To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.

8. a. Being toward the wind, or windward -- opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.

Definition of Weather

1. Noun. The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc. ¹

2. Noun. Unpleasant or destructive atmospheric conditions, and its effects. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) The direction from which the wind is blowing; used attributively to indicate the windward side. ¹

4. Noun. (countable figuratively) A situation. ¹

5. Verb. To expose to the weather, or show the effects of such exposure, or to withstand such effects. ¹

6. Verb. (nautical) To pass to windward in a vessel, especially to beat 'round. ¹

7. Verb. (nautical) To endure or survive an event or action without undue damage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Weather

1. to expose to atmospheric conditions [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Weather

1. To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather. "The organisms . . . Seem indestructible, while the hard matrix in which they are imbedded has weathered from around them." (H. Miller) 1. The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc. "Not amiss to cool a man's stomach this hot weather." (Shak) "Fair weather cometh out of the north." (Job xxxvii. 22) 2. Vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air. 3. Storm; tempest. "What gusts of weather from that gathering cloud My thoughts presage!" (Dryden) 4. A light rain; a shower. Stress of weather, violent winds; force of tempests. To make fair weather, to flatter; to give flattering representations. To make good, or bad, weather See Trapdoor. Weather gall. Same as Water gall. Weather house, a mechanical contrivance in the form of a house, which indicates changes in atmospheric conditions by the appearance or retirement of toy images. "Peace to the artist whose ingenious thought Devised the weather house, that useful toy!" (Cowper) Weather molding, or Weather moulding, a strip of wood, rubber, or other material, applied to an outer door or window so as to cover the joint made by it with the sill, casings, or threshold, in order to exclude rain, snow, cold air, etc. Origin: OE. Weder, AS. Weder; akin to OS. Wedar, OFries. Weder, D. Weder, weer, G. Wetter, OHG. Wetar, Icel. Vethr, Dan. Veir, Sw. Vader wind, air, weather, and perhaps to OSlav. Vedro fair weather; or perhaps to Lith. Vetra storm, Russ. Vieter', vietr', wind, and E. Wind. Cf. Wither. 1. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air. "[An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the air To weather his broad sails." (Spenser) "This gear lacks weathering." (Latimer) 2. Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm. "For I can weather the roughest gale." (Longfellow) "You will weather the difficulties yet." (F. W. Robertson) 3. To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship. 4. To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air. To weather a point. To pass a point of land, leaving it on the lee side. Hence, to gain or accomplish anything against opposition. To weather out, to encounter successfully, though with difficulty; as, to weather out a storm. Origin: Weathered; Weathering. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Weather

weaselier
weaseliest
weaseling
weaselled
weasellike
weaselling
weaselly
weasels
weasely
weaser
weasers
weasiness
weason
weasons
weasy
weather (current term)
weather(a)
weather-beaten
weather-bit
weather-bits
weather-bound
weather-gauge
weather-stripped
weather-wise
weather balloon
weather balloons
weather bureau
weather chart
weather condition
weather deck

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