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Synonyms for flood
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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, torrent(noun)

    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, photoflood(noun)

    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, outpouring(noun)

    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, flowage(noun)

    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 tide(verb)

    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, swamp(verb)

    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. flood(verb)

    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, glut(verb)

    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. flood(verb)

    become filled to overflowing

    "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"

    Synonyms:
    glut, swamp, deluge, inundate, oversupply

Wiktionary

  1. flood(verb)

    Synonyms:
    swamp, inundate, deluge, overfill, Deluge

  2. flood(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    inundate, deluge, overfill, swamp, Deluge

  3. flood(verb)

    To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.

    Synonyms:
    swamp, deluge, overfill, inundate

  4. flood(verb)

    To provide (someone or something) with a larger number or quantity of something than cannot easily be dealt with.

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

    Synonyms:
    deluge, inundate, overfill, swamp

  5. flood(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flood(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inundation, deluge, overflow, freshet

  2. flood(n.)

    Synonyms:
    great flow

  3. flood(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    overflow, inundate, deluge, flow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flood(n)

    Synonyms:
    deluge, inundation, overflow, cataclysm, freshet

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

  2. flood(v)

    Synonyms:
    inundate, deluge, overflow, submerge

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How to use flood in a sentence?

  1. Brett Hagler:

    These families are the most vulnerable, and in the lowest income... and they're living on about an average of $ 3 a day, they're living in literally a pieced-together shack that during the rainy season, it will rain and it will flood their shack. Some of the women even said that the water will go up to their knees when it rains, sometimes for months.

  2. Mark Huske:

    It's going to get very messy down here, i honestly don't know why anyone would buy a house down here. It's pretty much guaranteed to flood.

  3. George Fiorenza:

    San Francisco-based Uber has the financial ability and the network to intimidate local government because if you go up against them, they tweet and email-blast their drivers to flood that office with complaint emails, most officials just don’t have the time or staff for that, so they fold.

  4. Mayor Annise Parker:

    The defining feature of Houston is the small rivers that run through the city, many of them went over their banks and began to flood neighborhoods.

  5. William Butler Yeats:

    You shall go with me, newly-married bride,And gaze upon a merrier multitude.White-armed Nuala, Aengus of the Birds,Feachra of the hurtling form, and himWho is the ruler of the Western Host,Finvara, and their Land of Heart's Desire.Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood,But joy is wisdom, time an endless song.

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