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Synonyms for cloud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloud(noun)

    any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible


  2. cloud(noun)

    a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude


  3. cloud(noun)

    out of touch with reality

    "his head was in the clouds"


  4. cloud(noun)

    a cause of worry or gloom or trouble

    "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French"


  5. cloud(noun)

    suspicion affecting your reputation

    "after that mistake he was under a cloud"


  6. swarm, cloud(verb)

    a group of many things in the air or on the ground

    "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"

    swarm, drove, horde

  7. overcast, cloud(verb)

    make overcast or cloudy

    "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"

    haze over, mist, befog, corrupt, fog, overcast, dapple, obnubilate, becloud, taint, defile, sully, obscure, mottle

  8. obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist(verb)

    make less visible or unclear

    "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

    veil, mist, dapple, confuse, blot out, corrupt, overcloud, defile, becloud, fog, blur, haze over, befog, mottle, obnubilate, mist over, obliterate, obscure, overcast, taint, bedim, hide, sully

  9. cloud(verb)

    billow up in the form of a cloud

    "The smoke clouded above the houses"

    haze over, mist, befog, corrupt, fog, overcast, dapple, obnubilate, becloud, taint, defile, sully, obscure, mottle

  10. cloud(verb)

    make gloomy or depressed

    "Their faces were clouded with sadness"

    haze over, mist, befog, corrupt, fog, overcast, dapple, obnubilate, becloud, taint, defile, sully, obscure, mottle

  11. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud(verb)

    place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

    "sully someone's reputation"

    subvert, besmirch, fog, calumniate, foul, infect, overcast, becloud, befoul, maculate, slander, demoralise, dapple, misdirect, debase, pervert, demoralize, sully, defame, asperse, vitiate, profane, defile, obscure, mist, stain, haze over, taint, smear, denigrate, deprave, mottle, tarnish, buy, befog, grease one's palms, smirch, bribe, debauch, spoil, corrupt, obnubilate

  12. cloud(verb)

    make less clear

    "the stroke clouded memories of her youth"

    haze over, mist, befog, corrupt, fog, overcast, dapple, obnubilate, becloud, taint, defile, sully, obscure, mottle

  13. mottle, dapple, cloud(verb)

    colour with streaks or blotches of different shades

    streak, dapple, corrupt, blotch, becloud, fog, defile, befog, mottle, obnubilate, obscure, mist, overcast, taint, sully, haze over

  14. cloud(verb)

    make milky or dull

    "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"

    haze over, mist, befog, corrupt, fog, overcast, dapple, obnubilate, becloud, taint, defile, sully, obscure, mottle

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cloud

    cloudiness, concealment, hiding, mystery, obscuration, shrouding, veiling

    apocalypse, disclosure, manifestation, revelation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cloud(n.)

    nebulosity, haze, mist, fog, vapor, collection of vapor

  2. cloud(n.)

    dense mass (as of smoke)

  3. cloud(n.)

    darkness, obscurity, gloom

  4. cloud(v. a.)

    darken, obscure, dim, shade, shadow

  5. cloud(v. a.)

    variegate (with dark veins or spots)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    clouds, yun, cloudy, cloudiness, puff, haze, swarm

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  1. New Jersey:

    Aside from an ongoing Ethics Committee probe, the legal cloud over Menendez appears to be lifting. But he still faces political headwinds in his bid this year for a third Senate term and in his purported attempt to retain the committee post. Menendez’s net approval rating among registered voters has fallen 20 points since the start of 2017 -- the biggest decline of any senator up for 2018 reelection, according to a recent Morning Consult poll based on a survey from October through December 2017. New Jersey voters will continue to be reminded of Menendez's dishonest schemes as the election approaches in November, Republican National Committee spokesman Bob Salera recently said. If Menendez indeed reclaims his top post on the foreign relations committee, he would push aside Maryland New Jersey Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, who now occupies the ranking-member post. The liberal wing of New Jersey Democratic also has expressed concern about Menendez’s return, considering he’s regarded as more moderate than Ben Cardin. Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants, did not support former President Barack Obama’s efforts to improve diplomatic relations with the Cuban government or the Iran nuclear deal, brokered by the Obama administration. Federal prosecutors decided two weeks ago not to retry Menendez on corruption charges, after their case ended last fall in a hung jury. Menendez, 64, was charged with trading his political influence for gifts and campaign contributions from Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen. He denied the allegations all along. The prosecutors ’ decision ended Menendez and Melgen’s 11-week trial and their roughly five-year investigation. From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail, Menendez said after prosecutors dropped the case. I am grateful that the Department of Justice has taken the time to re-evaluate its case and come to the appropriate conclusion. However, The New Jersey Democratic senator also issued a warning last year to those who were eager to replace The New Jersey Democratic senator in the Senate. To those who were digging my political grave so they could jump into my seat, I know who you are and I wo n’t forget you.

  2. Don Johnson:

    We're driving this very, very aggressively, we are very rapidly converting what's a complex footprint to be a very simple footprint: Everything everywhere runs on our generation two cloud infrastructure.

  3. Laurent Sacharoff:

    They could start with the cloud and try other means of getting in, there are a surprisingly large number of ways to get into a device to figure out the password other than from the person.

  4. Lana Wachowski:

    There are some things we do for ourselves, but there are some things we do for others. I am here because when I was young, I wanted very badly to be a writer, I wanted to be a filmmaker, but I couldn't find anyone like me in the world and it felt like my dreams were foreclosed simply because my gender was less typical than others. If I can be that person for someone else, then the sacrifice of my private civic life may have value, cloud Atlas.

  5. Roy Cooper:

    For over a year now, House Bill 2 has been a dark cloud hanging over our great state. It has stained our reputation. It has discriminated against our people and it has caused great economic harm in many of our communities.

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