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weather in

1. To cause someone or something to be stuck inside due to extreme weather conditions. A noun or pronoun can be used between "weather" and "in"; often used in passive constructions. We were so excited for a vacation on the beach, but the monsoon weathered us in the whole time. We've been weathered in for nearly a week in this cabin—I hope the snow melts soon, or we're going to start running out of food!
2. To cause someone or something to be unable to move, operate, or be accessed due to extreme weather conditions. A noun or pronoun can be used between "weather" and "in"; often used in passive constructions. The second, smaller hurricane has weathered in rescue services trying to provide aid to victims of the first one. The entire marina was weathered in by the freak snowstorm, meaning no boats could leave or enter until the snow and ice had been cleared.
See also: weather

weather in

v.
1. To cause something to be inoperable, inaccessible, or unable to move safely due to adverse weather: This storm will weather the fleet in. The storm could weather in the climbers for days. The squadron is weathered in because of dense fog.
2. To cause something to remain inside due to adverse weather: A northeaster weathered us in for most of our vacation. Bring a book to read in case we get weathered in.
See also: weather