flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion(noun)
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, torrent(noun)
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, photoflood(noun)
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
flood, overflow, outpouring(noun)
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 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
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"
cover with liquid, usually water
"The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
flood, oversupply, glut(verb)
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"
The flood referred to in the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament.
To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.
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.
To paste numerous lines of text to a chat system in order to disrupt the conversation.
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How to use flood in a sentence?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Translations for 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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