Übersetzung von “rain” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun uncountablerain /reɪn/
water that falls from the clouds
pluie feminine

heavy/light rain
pluie battante/fine

We walked home in the rain.
Nous sommes rentrés chez nous à pied sous la pluie.
the rains plural
heavy, prolonged tropical rainfall that happen during a particular season
la saison des pluies

The rains had come early that year.
La saison des pluies était arrivée tôt cette année-là.


verb intransitiverain /reɪn/
(of water) to fall from the clouds
it rains
il pleut

It's been raining hard all afternoon.
Il a plu à verse tout l'après-midi.
rained out
stopped because of rain
annulé/-ée à cause de la pluie

The baseball game was rained out.
Le match de baseball a été annulé à cause de la pluie.
rained off
Brit rained out
annulé/-ée à cause de la pluie

(Übersetzung von “rain” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /rein/

water falling from the clouds in liquid drops

We’ve had a lot of rain today
They were caught in the rain without an umbrella
We had flooding because of last week’s heavy rains.

a great number of things falling like rain

a rain of arrows.
rainy adjective

having (many) showers of rain

pluvieux, des pluies
a rainy day
the rainy season
rainy weather.
raininess noun

rainbow noun

the coloured arch sometimes seen in the sky opposite the sun when rain is falling.

rain check: take a rain check

(American) (to ask) to do something at a later time

remettre à plus tard
Thanks for inviting me to dinner, but can I take a rain check on it?
raincoat noun

a waterproof coat worn to keep out the rain.

raindrop noun

a single drop of rain.

goutte de pluie
rainfall noun

the amount of rain that falls in a certain place in a certain time

We haven’t had much rainfall this year
the annual rainfall.
rain forest noun

a thick tropical forest in a region where it rains a lot.

forêt tropicale
rain gauge noun

an instrument for measuring rainfall.

keep/save etc for a rainy day

to keep (especially money) until one needs it or in case one may need it

garder pour les mauvais jours
I’ve been saving some money for a rainy day.
rain cats and dogs

to rain very hard.

pleuvoir à seaux
the rains

(in tropical countries) the rainy season.

saison des pluies
(as) right as rain

perfectly all right; completely well

en parfait état/parfaite santé
Helen had flu last week, but now she’s as right as rain.



to (cause to) fall like rain

Arrows rained down on the soldiers.

(Übersetzung von “rain” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)