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Synonyms for flow

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flownoun

    To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.

    The writing is grammatically correct, but it just doesn't flow.


English Synonyms and Antonyms4.7 / 3 votes

  1. flow

    To rise is to move up or upward whether slowly or quickly, whether through the least or greatest distance; the waves rise; the mists rise; the river rises after heavy rains; as said of persons, to rise is to come to an erect position after kneeling, sitting, reclining, or lying down; as, to rise from a sick-bed; my friend rose as I entered; the guests rose to depart; so a deliberative assembly or a committee is said to rise when it breaks up a session; a sun or star rises when to our apprehension it comes above the horizon and begins to go up the sky. To ascend is to go far upward, and is often used in a stately sense; as, Christ ascended to heaven. The shorter form rise is now generally preferred to the longer form arise, except in poetic or elevated style. The sun rises or arises; the river springs at a bound from the foot of the glacier and flows through the lands to the ocean. Smoke issues from a chimney and ascends toward the sky. Light and heat emanate from the sun.

    arise, ascend, emanate, issue, proceed, rise, spring

    decline, descend, drop, fall, go down, set, settle, sink

    Rise from slumber; rise to duty; rise at the summons; we rose with the lark.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. flow

    stream, issue, progress, glide, course, career, run

    halt, stick, stickle, stop, hesitate, fail, stint, beat, recoil, regurgitate, ebb

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 5 votes

  1. flow, flowingnoun

    the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, flow rate, stream

  2. flow, flow rate, rate of flownoun

    the amount of fluid that flows in a given time

    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, flow rate, stream

  3. flow, streamnoun

    the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, watercourse, flow rate, stream

  4. flownoun

    any uninterrupted stream or discharge

    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, flow rate, stream

  5. stream, flownoun

    something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously

    "a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"

    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, watercourse, flow rate, stream

  6. stream, flow, currentnoun

    dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

    "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"

    current, rate of flow, catamenia, flowing, period, menstruation, menstruum, menses, watercourse, flow rate, electric current, stream

  7. menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flowverb

    the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

    "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle

    menstruum, flow rate, current, flowing, menses, menstruation, period of time, full point, stream, full stop, catamenia, time period, stop, period, point, geological period, rate of flow

  8. flow, fluxverb

    move or progress freely as if in a stream

    "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"

    menstruate, conflate, blend, liquefy, coalesce, merge, combine, mix, commingle, flux, feed, fuse, run, fall, meld, liquify, immix, course, hang

  9. run, flow, feed, courseverb

    move along, of liquids

    "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

    course, operate, feed in, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, eat, flux, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, fall, feast, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, prey, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, fertilise, fertilize, run for, black market, give, persist, incline, hang, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, menstruate, melt

  10. flowverb

    cause to flow

    "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"

    run, feed, course, menstruate, hang, flux, fall

  11. flowverb

    be abundantly present

    "The champagne flowed at the wedding"

    run, feed, course, menstruate, hang, flux, fall

  12. hang, fall, flowverb

    fall or flow in a certain way

    "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"

    accrue, menstruate, shine, go down, feed, diminish, come down, strike, devolve, precipitate, settle, string up, advert, light, lessen, run, cling, attend, pass, descend, come, fall, hang, return, hang up, give ear, flux, pay heed, decrease, course, fall down

  13. flowverb

    cover or swamp with water

    run, feed, course, menstruate, hang, flux, fall

  14. menstruate, flowverb

    undergo menstruation

    "She started menstruating at the age of 11"

    fall, run, flux, feed, course, menstruate, hang

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flowverb

    stream, run, pour, roll on, sweep along

  2. flowverb

    issue, emanate, proceed, come, grow, arise, follow, spring, result, be derived

  3. flowverb

    glide, move along easily or smoothly

  4. flowverb

    wave, float, undulate, waver, hang loosely

  5. flowverb

    abound, be full

  6. flowverb

    flood, inundate, deluge, overflow

  7. flownoun

    stream, current, flux

  8. flownoun

    abundance, copiousness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flowverb

    circulate, proceed, emanate, issue

    stagnate, ebb

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How to use flow in a sentence?

  1. Epictetus:

    Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life.

  2. Smiley Blanton:

    Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life.

  3. Frank Herbert, Dune (First Law of Mentat):

    A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.

  4. Christina Ghaly:

    They're not able to maintain the pressure in the pipe to maintain oxygen delivery at that high level of pressure that's required to be delivered through the high-flow oxygen delivery vehicles, because of that high flow through the pipes, sometimes it's freezing in the pipes, and obviously if it freezes then you can't have good flow of oxygen.

  5. President Fumiya Kokubu:

    We were willing to sacrifice cash flow for the sake of growth, but given the hefty writedowns, we now aim to retain tighter investment discipline and a positive cash flow.

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