Synonyms of cloud


1. cloud, physical phenomenon

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

2. cloud, atmospheric phenomenon

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

3. cloud, unreality, irreality

usage: out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"

4. cloud, gloom, gloominess, glumness

usage: a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French"

5. cloud, suspicion

usage: suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud"

6. swarm, cloud, group, grouping

usage: 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"


1. overcast, cloud, darken

usage: make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"

2. obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist, hide, conceal

usage: make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

3. cloud, billow, wallow

usage: billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses"

4. cloud, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness"

5. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud, mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate

usage: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"

6. cloud, change, alter, modify

usage: make less clear; "the stroke clouded memories of her youth"

7. mottle, dapple, cloud, spot

usage: colour with streaks or blotches of different shades

8. cloud, dull

usage: make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"

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Definition and meaning of cloud (Dictionary)