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Synonyms for confluence
ˈkɒn flu əns; -flʌkscon·flu·ence

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Wiktionary

  1. confluencenoun

    Synonyms:
    conflux

  2. confluencenoun

    The place where two rivers, streams, or other continuously flowing bodies of water meet and become one, especially where a tributary joins a river.

    We encountered an abandoned boat at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.

    Synonyms:
    conflux

  3. confluencenoun

    The act of combining which occurs at the place where rivers and the like meet.

    The confluence of the rivers produced a great rush of water.

    Synonyms:
    conflux

  4. confluencenoun

    A convergence or combination of forces, people, or things.

    The confluence of our skills resulted in a successful home renovation project.

    Synonyms:
    conflux

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confluence

    Synonyms:
    conflux, meeting, concourse, convergence, concurrence

    Antonyms:
    reflux, refluence, dispersion, overflow, diffluence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confluence, meetingnoun

    a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)

    "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"

    Synonyms:
    concourse, meeting, encounter, conflux, merging, get together, coming together, group meeting

  2. confluence, conflux, mergingnoun

    a flowing together

    Synonyms:
    conflux, coming together, meeting, concourse, merging

  3. concourse, confluencenoun

    a coming together of people

    Synonyms:
    meeting, conflux, throng, multitude, concourse, merging

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confluencenoun

    Synonyms:
    meeting, junction, conflux, union, flowing together

  2. confluencenoun

    Synonyms:
    concourse, multitude, crowd, collection, throng, army, host, swarm

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "confluence":

    junction, convergence

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How to use confluence in a sentence?

  1. Mike McCaul:

    It’s the confluence of events.

  2. Anandnad Saraswati:

    It is a confluence of all Naga sadhus at the meeting point of these holy rivers, they meet each other, they interact with each other and they meditate and pray here at the holy confluence. They give their message to the people and they transform people.

  3. Amesh Adalja:

    There is a whole confluence of issues that may be resulting in more cases being reported.

  4. Shada Moghraby:

    ...I think it's a confluence of factors that led to refugees heading for Europe, but the cuts in WFP assistance were for sure the thing that broke the camel's back.

  5. Matt Hanna:

    Most investors are willing to take increased risk compared to normal, you have a confluence of events...nearly unlimited expectations for stimulus combined with companies actually doing fairly well and that’s fueling major speculative behavior.

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