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weather

weath·er

weather

 
pronunciation:
we thr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
under the weather
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: the conditions outside at a particular place and time. Sunshine, clouds, temperature, and rain are some of the changing conditions that make up the weather.
What will the weather be like for the picnic?
similar words:
climate, elements
phrase: under the weather
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: weathered, weathering, weathers
definition 1: to last through; survive.
Their friendship weathered hard times.
synonyms:
survive, withstand
similar words:
brave, endure, overcome
definition 2: to change as a result of being exposed to the weather.
The red wooden deck chairs weathered to a soft pink.
similar words:
corrode, deteriorate, fade, rot
Homophone Note
The words weather and whether (a conjunction) sound alike but have different meanings.
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a person associated with weather
accessories for bad weather
some changes in weather
some descriptions of weather
some kinds of weather
some things that protect people from weather
some ways weather is measured
study of weather
tools for measuring weather