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

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  1. confluencenoun


  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.


  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.


  4. confluencenoun

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

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


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confluence

    conflux, meeting, concourse, convergence, concurrence

    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"

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

  2. confluence, conflux, mergingnoun

    a flowing together

    conflux, coming together, meeting, concourse, merging

  3. concourse, confluencenoun

    a coming together of people

    meeting, conflux, throng, multitude, concourse, merging

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confluencenoun

    meeting, junction, conflux, union, flowing together

  2. confluencenoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "confluence":

    junction, convergence

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  1. The Biden administration:

    Simply put, delaying the Standard would likely cost many lives per day, in addition to large numbers of hospitalizations, other serious health effects, and tremendous expenses, that is a confluence of harms of the highest order.

  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. Gavin Wendt:

    The confluence of big overseas miners looking to repatriate to their home bases and strong indicators such as a weaker Aussie dollar is driving the market further into M&A activity, add in cheap labor post the boom and a vibrant mid-tier gold sector and it's not hard to see why things are accelerating.

  4. Keith Smith:

    We see this confluence of motive, where what looks like some recycled criminal malware has been upgraded in a sophisticated way, a lot of people suspect that that's Russia’s attempt to force us as analysts to ascribe to a criminal organization what is in fact the actions of a nation state – Russia.

  5. Mike McCaul:

    It’s the confluence of events.

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