Synonyms of cloud in English:

cloud


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noun

1‘a cloud of blue exhaust smoke’

SYNONYMS
mass, billow, pall, shroud, mantle, blanket, layer, sheet, curtain, canopy

2‘from the elms rose a cloud of rooks’

SYNONYMS
swarm, flock, flight, hive, covey, drove, herd
mass, multitude, host, horde, throng, crowd

3‘the dark clouds of a recession’

SYNONYMS
threat, menace, shadow, spectre, blight
gloom, darkness, chill, pall
trouble, problem, worry

verb

1‘the sky clouded’

SYNONYMS
become cloudy, cloud over, become overcast, become gloomy, grow dim, lour, blacken, darken, dim
ANTONYMS

clear

2‘the bottom of the river is churned up, clouding the water’

SYNONYMS
make cloudy, make murky, dirty, darken, blacken
North American roil, rile
ANTONYMS

clear

3‘anger clouded my professional judgement’

SYNONYMS
confuse, muddle
make unclear, obscure, fog, befog, muddy, blur
ANTONYMS

clarify


Phrases

    on cloud nine


    SYNONYMS
    ecstatic, rapturous, joyful, elated, blissful, joyous, beatific, euphoric, enraptured, in seventh heaven, transported, in transports, in raptures, beside oneself with happiness, beside oneself with joy, rhapsodic, ravished, enchanted, delighted, thrilled, overjoyed, very happy
    informal over the moon, on top of the world, walking on air, blissed out
    Australian informal wrapped
    ANTONYMS

    depressed

    under a cloud

    ‘they arrive in a rush, having fled New Hampshire under a cloud’


    SYNONYMS
    in disgrace, disgraced, discredited, shamed