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.
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.