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    cloud - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cloud

    Definition
    (noun) any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible Definition
    (noun) a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude Definition
    (noun) out of touch with reality
    Example Sentence
    • his head was in the clouds
    Definition
    (noun) a cause of worry or gloom or trouble
    Example Sentence
    • the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French
    Definition
    (noun) suspicion affecting your reputation
    Example Sentence
    • after that mistake he was under a cloud
    Definition
    (noun) a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    Synonyms : swarm
    Example Sentence
    • a swarm of insects obscured the light
    • clouds of blossoms
    • it discharged a cloud of spores
    Definition
    (verb) make overcast or cloudy
    Synonyms : overcast
    Example Sentence
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches
    Definition
    (verb) make less visible or unclear
    Synonyms : becloud , befog , fog , haze over , mist , obnubilate , obscure
    Example Sentence
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
    Definition
    (verb) billow up in the form of a cloud
    Example Sentence
    • The smoke clouded above the houses
    Definition
    (verb) make gloomy or depressed
    Example Sentence
    • Their faces were clouded with sadness
    Definition
    (verb) place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    Synonyms : corrupt , defile , sully , taint
    Example Sentence
    • sully someone's reputation
    Definition
    (verb) make less clear
    Example Sentence
    • the stroke clouded memories of her youth
    Definition
    (verb) colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    Synonyms : dapple , mottle
    Definition
    (verb) make milky or dull
    Example Sentence
    • The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added
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