verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Words nearby weather
Idioms for weather
- somewhat indisposed; ailing; ill.
- suffering from a hangover.
- more or less drunk: Many fatal accidents are caused by drivers who are under the weather.
Origin of weather
OTHER WORDS FROM weatherweath·er·er, noun
historical usage of weather
Window is first recorded in Middle English in the first half of the 13th century. It comes from Old Norse vindauga “wind eye,” originally an opening in a gable or roof to release smoke and admit light. (The Old Norse word came into Old English before the initial w- became v- in literary Old Norse.)
Example sentences from the Web for weather
Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?
These days weather should never cause a commercial airliner to crash.
Some thunderstorms were in the area, according to weather reports.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The weather on the route of AirAsia Flight 8501 was not unusual for the region and the season.
Nor should we ever assume that weather alone, however extreme, should be fatal to a commercial flight.
The work was hard, and the weather cold; but these did not frighten me.Ned Myers|James Fenimore Cooper
The deep stillness, or the unintermitted hollow blowing of the wind (according to the weather) are equally mournful.
It recurred every Sunday whenever the weather was fine and warm.Frederic Lord Leighton |Ernest Rhys
But his companion was not thinking of the state of the weather.The Hills of Refuge|Will N. Harben
The weather was warm and the command marched slowly, feeling its way as it went.
British Dictionary definitions for weather
- the day-to-day meteorological conditions, esp temperature, cloudiness, and rainfall, affecting a specific placeCompare climate (def. 1)
- (modifier) relating to the forecasting of weathera weather ship
- (of a vessel) to roll and pitch in heavy seas
- (foll by of) to carry out with great difficulty or unnecessarily great effort
- not in good health
Derived forms of weatherweatherability, nounweatherer, noun
Word Origin for weather
Scientific definitions for weather
Cultural definitions for weather
Idioms and Phrases with weather
In addition to the idiom beginning with weather
- weather the storm
- fair-weather friend
- heavy going (weather)
- keep a weather eye out
- under the weather