Translation of "rain" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /reɪn/ us /reɪn/

A1 water that falls from the sky in small drops

heavy rain
verb uk /reɪn/ us /reɪn/

A1 If it rains, water falls from the sky in small drops.

It was raining all weekend.

(Translation of “rain” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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 (comparative rainier, superlative rainiest)

having (many) showers of rain

a rainy day
the rainy season
rainy weather.
raininess noun

rainbow noun

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

arco iris
rain check: take a rain check

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

dejar algo para más adelante
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

gota de lluvia
Raindrops were streaming down the window.
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.

selva tropical
rain gauge noun

a piece of equipment that measures how much rain has fallen.

rain storm noun

a heavy fall of rain; downpour

We were caught in a rainstorm.
rainwater noun

water that has fallen to the ground as rain

Agua de Lluvía
Collected rainwater can be used to water the garden.
keep/save etc for a rainy day

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

ahorrar para los tiempos difíciles
I’ve been saving some money for a rainy day.
rain cats and dogs

to rain very hard.

llover a cántaros
the rains noun plural

(in tropical countries) the rainy season.

la estación de lluvias
(as) right as rain

perfectly all right; completely well

estar perfectamente, estar perfecto de salud, estar sano como una manzana
Helen had flu last week, but now she’s as right as rain.

(Translation of “rain” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)