Synonyms of storm in English:

storm


See US English definition of storm

See UK English definition of storm

See Spanish definition of tormenta

noun

1‘the severe storms that battered Orkney earlier this year’

SYNONYMS
tempest, squall
gale, hurricane, tornado, cyclone, typhoon, superstorm
thunderstorm, cloudburst, downpour, rainstorm, hailstorm, deluge, monsoon, tropical storm, electrical storm
snowstorm, blizzard
dust storm, dust devil
North American williwaw, ice storm, windstorm
buran

2‘he's at the centre of a drugs storm in Germany’

SYNONYMS
uproar, commotion, furore, brouhaha, trouble, disturbance, hue and cry, upheaval
controversy, scandal, argument, fracas, fight, war of words
informal to-do, hoo-ha, rumpus, hullabaloo, ballyhoo, ructions, stink
British informal row

3‘the decision provoked a storm of protest’

SYNONYMS
outburst, outbreak, explosion, eruption, outpouring, surge, upsurge, avalanche, torrent, flood, deluge
blaze, flare-up

4‘a storm of bullets’

SYNONYMS
volley, salvo, fusillade, barrage, discharge, shower, spray, hail, rain

5‘an attempt at a storm on the castle was beaten back by defenders’

SYNONYMS
assault, attack, onslaught, offensive, charge, raid, foray, sortie, rush, descent, incursion, thrust, push, blitz, blitzkrieg, aggression
archaic onset

verb

1‘she snatched up her coat and stormed out of the kitchen’

SYNONYMS
stride angrily, stomp, march, charge, stalk, flounce, stamp, fling

2‘police stormed the building’

SYNONYMS
attack, charge, rush, conduct an offensive on, make an onslaught on, make a foray on, make a raid on, make a sortie on, descend on, take by storm, attempt to capture

3‘his mother stormed at him and ordered him to go to bed’

SYNONYMS
rant, rave, rant and rave, shout, bellow, roar, thunder, rage, explode