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Synonyms for flood
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Wiktionary

  1. Floodnoun

    Synonyms:
    inundate, deluge, overfill, swamp, Deluge

  2. floodverb

    The flood referred to in the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament.

    Synonyms:
    Deluge, swamp, overfill, deluge, inundate

  3. floodverb

    A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.

    Synonyms:
    deluge, overfill, inundate, swamp

  4. floodverb

    A floodlight

    The station's switchboard was flooded with listeners making complaints.

    Synonyms:
    swamp, overfill, inundate, deluge

  5. floodverb

    To paste numerous lines of text to a chat system in order to disrupt the conversation.

    Synonyms:
    deluge, inundate, overfill, swamp

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flood

    Synonyms:
    deluge, inundation, abundance

    Antonyms:
    drought, drain, ebb, scarcity, subsidence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvionnoun

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

    "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. flood, inundation, deluge, torrentnoun

    an overwhelming number or amount

    "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

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

  3. flood, floodlight, flood lamp, photofloodnoun

    light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography

    Synonyms:
    flood lamp, rising tide, floodlight, flood tide, overflow, outpouring, torrent, flowage, deluge, inundation, alluvion, photoflood

  4. flood, overflow, outpouringnoun

    a large flow

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. flood, flowagenoun

    the act of flooding; filling to overflowing

    Synonyms:
    flood lamp, rising tide, floodlight, flood tide, overflow, outpouring, torrent, flowage, deluge, inundation, alluvion, photoflood

  6. 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

    Synonyms:
    flood lamp, rising tide, floodlight, flood tide, overflow, outpouring, climax, torrent, flowage, deluge, inundation, alluvion, photoflood

  7. deluge, flood, inundate, swampverb

    fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

    "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

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

  8. floodverb

    cover with liquid, usually water

    "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"

    Synonyms:
    glut, swamp, deluge, inundate, oversupply

  9. flood, oversupply, glutverb

    supply with an excess of

    "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"

    Synonyms:
    stuff, scarf out, gorge, deluge, pig out, gourmandize, oversupply, swamp, englut, glut, satiate, overgorge, overindulge, inundate, engorge, binge, gormandize, ingurgitate, overeat, gormandise

  10. floodverb

    become filled to overflowing

    "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"

    Synonyms:
    glut, swamp, deluge, inundate, oversupply

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. floodnoun

    Synonyms:
    inundation, deluge, overflow, freshet

  2. floodnoun

    Synonyms:
    great flow

  3. floodverb

    Synonyms:
    overflow, inundate, deluge, flow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. floodnoun

    Synonyms:
    deluge, inundation, overflow, cataclysm, freshet

    Associated words:
    antediluvial, antediluvian, diluvial, diluvian, alluvium, alluvial, alluvion

  2. floodverb

    Synonyms:
    inundate, deluge, overflow, submerge

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How to use flood in a sentence?

  1. Amanda Devecka-Rinear:

    The one step forward is the slightly more accurate mapping and letting more people know they're in a flood zone.

  2. Elizabeth Dodson:

    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.

  3. Billy Mack Williams:

    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.

  4. Robert Cargill:

    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.

  5. Warren Claybar:

    They told me that would be impossible since they lost everything in the flood.


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