Meaning & Definition of Cloud in English
1. Any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
2. A visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
3. Out of touch with reality
- "His head was in the clouds"
4. A cause of worry or gloom or trouble
- "The only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the french"
5. Suspicion affecting your reputation
- "After that mistake he was under a cloud"
6. 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. Make overcast or cloudy
- "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
2. Make less visible or unclear
- "The stars are obscured by the clouds"
- "The big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
- haze over,
3. Billow up in the form of a cloud
- "The smoke clouded above the houses"
4. Make gloomy or depressed
- "Their faces were clouded with sadness"
5. Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
- "Sully someone's reputation"
6. Make less clear
- "The stroke clouded memories of her youth"
7. Colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
8. Make milky or dull
- "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"