Meaning of FLOOD in English

n. 25B6; noun

a flood warning : INUNDATION, swamping, deluge; torrent, overflow, flash flood, freshet; Brit. spate.

a flood of tears : OUTPOURING, torrent, rush, stream, gush, surge, cascade.

a flood of complaints : SUCCESSION, series, string, chain; barrage, volley, battery; avalanche, torrent, stream, tide, spate, storm, shower, cascade.


25B6; verb

the whole town was flooded : INUNDATE, swamp, deluge, immerse, submerge, drown, engulf.

the river could flood : OVERFLOW, burst its banks, brim over, run over.

imports are flooding the domestic market : GLUT, swamp, saturate, oversupply.

refugees flooded in : POUR, stream, flow, surge, swarm, pile, crowd.


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