The flood referred to in the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament.
A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.
The station's switchboard was flooded with listeners making complaints.
To paste numerous lines of text to a chat system in order to disrupt the conversation.
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flood, inundation, deluge, alluvionnoun
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
"plains fertilized by annual inundations"
alluvial sediment, waterspout, pelter, soaker, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, alluvial deposit, downpour, alluvion, alluvium, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent
flood, inundation, deluge, torrentnoun
an overwhelming number or amount
"a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
waterspout, pelter, soaker, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, violent stream, downpour, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent
flood, floodlight, flood lamp, photofloodnoun
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
flood, overflow, outpouringnoun
a large flow
outflow, run, deluge, overspill, onslaught, runoff, discharge, rising tide, overflow, gush, spring, torrent, natural spring, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, bombardment, fountain, photoflood, outpouring, barrage, flush, floodlight
the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
flood tide, flood, rising tideverb
the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
"a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
deluge, flood, inundate, swampverb
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
"the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
cover with liquid, usually water
"The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
flood, oversupply, glutverb
supply with an excess of
"flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
stuff, scarf out, gorge, deluge, pig out, gourmandize, oversupply, swamp, englut, glut, satiate, overgorge, overindulge, inundate, engorge, binge, gormandize, ingurgitate, overeat, gormandise
become filled to overflowing
"Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"
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How to use flood in a sentence?
The one step forward is the slightly more accurate mapping and letting more people know they're in a flood zone.
The first tip to decluttering your home starts with taking a home inventory which includes itemizing and taking photos of your personal property, this means going into each room in the house one by one and documenting all the items which include furniture, electronics, decorative items, houseware, clothing, tools and any collections like wine, jewelry, coins, art, antiques, sports memorabilia, etc. The first value of doing this is ending up with a home inventory for insurance purposes to make sure you are not under-insured, and you are prepared to make a claim if a disaster strikes such as a tornado, wildfire, hurricane, flood, etc. damages your home.
That's the most important thing, this stuff can be replaced. We have flood insurance. Do I like to pay it? No, but it does help.
After years of being wrong, I now realize the possibility of the Christian belief or Genesis actually being true. Perhaps there was a worldwide flood.
They told me that would be impossible since they lost everything in the flood.
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- طوفان, فيضانArabic
- заливам, наводнявам, наводнение, изобилиеBulgarian
- inundacióCatalan, Valencian
- záplava, zaplavit, povodeň, potopaCzech
- oversvømmelse, oversvømmeDanish
- Hochwasser, Flut, überfluten, Überschwemmung, Überflutung, überschwemmen, überfüllenGerman
- πλημμυρίζω, πλημμύρα, χείμαρροςGreek
- inundo, inundi, pluvegoEsperanto
- inundación, avenida, diluvioSpanish
- üleujutus, veetulvEstonian
- tulva, hukuttaa, tukkia, tulviaFinnish
- submerger, inonder, noyer, inondationFrench
- dûke, oerstreamingWestern Frisian
- tuilScottish Gaelic
- מבול, שיטפוןHebrew
- inondasyonHaitian Creole
- ár, özön, árvíz, áradatHungarian
- hlaupa, flóðIcelandic
- marea, alluvione, allagare, inondare, subissare, inondazione, straripareItalian
- 洪水, 氾濫Japanese
- 홍수, 洪水, 한물, 넘치다Korean
- lês, avrabûn, lêser, لافاو, lehîKurdish
- inundatio, inundare, diluviare, diluviumLatin
- potvynis, poplūdisLithuanian
- plūdi, paliLatvian
- banjir, bah, ampuhMalay
- overstromen, overstroming, vloedDutch
- flaumNorwegian Nynorsk
- tó yíląądNavajo, Navaho
- inondacion, aigatOccitan
- zalewać, potop, natłok, powódź, potok, ogrom, nawałPolish
- enchente, dilúvio, enxurrada, cheia, floodar, inundar, alagar, inundação, transbordarPortuguese
- revărsa, inundație, inundaRomanian
- потоп, паводок, наплыв, наводнение, затопитьRussian
- pȍplava, potòpiti, popláviti, поплава, потоп, potop, preplávitiSerbo-Croatian
- poplava, preplaviti, poplaviti, povodenjSlovene
- översvämning, svämma över, översvämmaSwedish
- mafuriko, gharikaSwahili
- వెల్లువ, ముంచెత్తు, వరద, వెల్లువెత్తుTelugu
- อุทกภัย, น้ำท่วมThai
- повінь, потопUkrainian
- lụt, nạn lụtVietnamese
- grossès aiwesWalloon
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