deluge synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term deluge:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent(noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, soaker, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, violent stream, flood, downpour, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

  2. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker(noun)

    a heavy rain

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, alky, deluge, lush, cloudburst, souse, boozer, violent stream, flood, downpour, dipsomaniac, alluvion, inundation, alcoholic, soaker, torrent

  3. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion(verb)

    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

    Synonyms:
    alluvial sediment, waterspout, pelter, soaker, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, alluvial deposit, flood, downpour, alluvion, alluvium, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

  4. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp(verb)

    fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

    Synonyms:
    submerge, oversupply, swamp, flood out, glut, inundate, overwhelm, deluge, flood, drench

  5. overwhelm, deluge, flood out(verb)

    charge someone with too many tasks

    Synonyms:
    overcome, drown, flood out, overpower, swamp, inundate, overwhelm, deluge, sweep over, overmaster, whelm, flood, overtake, submerge

  6. inundate, deluge, submerge(verb)

    fill or cover completely, usually with water

    Synonyms:
    flood out, swamp, submerge, inundate, overwhelm, deluge, flood, drown, submerse

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deluge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flood, overflow, inundation, cataclysm

  2. deluge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    submerge, inundate, overflow, drown, overwhelm

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

avalanche, flood, torrent, seale



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