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Noun rain has 3 senses
- rain, rainfall - water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
--1 is a kind of precipitation, downfall
--1 has parts: raindrop
--1 has particulars:
- rain, rainwater - drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
--2 is a kind of fresh water
- rain, pelting - anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
--3 is a kind of sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
Verb rain has 1 sense
- rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
--1 is one way to precipitate, come down, fall
It was raining all day long