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Definition of storm verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they storm
    he / she / it storms
    past simple stormed
    -ing form storming
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] to suddenly attack a place storm something Police stormed the building and captured the gunman. The embassy was stormed by demonstrators. storm into something Soldiers stormed into the city at dawn.
  2. 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. to go somewhere quickly and in an angry, noisy way She stormed into my office waving a newspaper. He burst into tears and stormed off.
  3. 3[transitive] + speech to say something in a loud angry way “Don't you know who I am?” she stormed.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: storm