Definitions of cloud

  1. To become clouded. In the clouds, out of sight from confusion of idea, perception, or conception; away from reality; absent in mind.
  2. To cover or be covered with clouds; make or become dark; darken; obscure.
  3. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds; as, the sky is clouded.
  4. To darken or obscure, as if by hiding or enveloping with a cloud; hence, to render gloomy or sullen.
  5. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colors; as, to cloud yarn.
  6. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish; to damage; - esp. used of reputation or character.
  7. To overspread with, or as with, a mist or cloud; render gloomy; blacken or sully.
  8. To overspread with clouds: to darken: to stain with dark spots or streaks.
  9. To darken with clouds; to darken; to stain in patches.
  10. To grow cloudy; to become obscure with clouds; - often used with up.
  11. To grow cloudy.
  12. To become clouded or darkened.
  13. make less visible or unclear; " The stars are obscured by the clouds"
  14. make overcast or cloudy; " Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
  15. make milky or dull; " The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
  16. colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
  17. make gloomy or depressed; " Their faces were clouded with sadness"
  18. billow up in the form of a cloud; " The smoke clouded above the houses"
  19. To overspread with clouds; to darken; to variegate with dark- coloured spots; to make gloomy or sullen; to sully.
  20. To obscure or darken; to overspread with clouds; to make of a gloomy or sullen aspect; to sully; to tarnish; to become obscure; to grow cloudy.
  21. any collection of particles ( e. g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  22. suspicion affecting your reputation; " after that mistake he was under a cloud"
  23. a group of many insects; " a swarm of insects obscured the light"; " a cloud of butterflies"
  24. a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; " the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French"
  25. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the upper atmosphere.
  26. A mass or volume of smoke, or flying dust, resembling vapor.
  27. A dark vein or spot on a lighter material, as in marble; hence, a blemish or defect; as, a cloud upon one's reputation; a cloud on a title.
  28. That which has a dark, lowering, or threatening aspect; that which temporarily overshadows, obscures, or depresses; as, a cloud of sorrow; a cloud of war; a cloud upon the intellect.
  29. A great crowd or multitude; a vast collection.
  30. A large, loosely- knitted scarf, worn by women about the head.
  31. A mass of visible vaper floating in the air; a volume of smoke or dust; a dimmed appearance or spot, as in marble; anything threatening in aspect, or casting suspicion on one.
  32. A mass of watery vapor floating in the air: ( fig.) a great volume of dust or smoke.
  33. Mass of vapors; volume of dust or smoke; a multitude.
  34. A mass of visible vapor floating in the air; something that obscures, darkens, or threatens; a defect; blemish.
  35. A collection of visible vapour, or watery particles, suspended in the atmosphere at some altitude; a volume of smoke or dust floating or drifting in the air; a dark or varied colour in a vein or spot on a stone or other body; a great multitude; a veil which obscures or darkens.
  36. A mass of visible vapour floating in the atmosphere; a great multitude, in the sense of a diffused and indistinct mass.