Synonyms of rain in English:

rain


See definition of rain

noun

1‘the rain had almost stopped’

SYNONYMS
rainfall, precipitation, raindrops, rainwater, wet weather
the wet, a fall of rain
sprinkle, drizzle, mizzle, Scotch mist, shower, rainstorm, cloudburst, torrent, downpour, deluge, squall, thunderstorm

2‘a rain of hot ash’

SYNONYMS
shower, deluge, flood, torrent, spate, avalanche, outpouring, rush, flurry
volley, storm, hail, barrage, broadside, salvo

verb

1‘it was raining heavily’

SYNONYMS
pour, pour down, pelt down, tip down, teem down, beat down, lash down, sheet down, come down, come down in sheets, come down in torrents, rain cats and dogs
fall, shower, drizzle, spit
informal be chucking it down
British informal bucket down, come down in bucketloads, come down in buckets, come down in stair rods, tipple down
British vulgar slang piss down

2‘bombs rained on the city's crowded streets’

SYNONYMS
fall, pour down, rain down, drop, shower

3‘guerrillas rained mortar bombs on the capital’

SYNONYMS
shower, pour, drop
bombard someone with, pepper someone with, pelt someone with