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Synonyms for inundate
ˈɪn ənˌdeɪt, -ʌn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, overwhelm, deluge, flood, drench

  2. inundate, deluge, submerge(verb)

    fill or cover completely, usually with water

    Synonyms:
    flood out, swamp, submerge, overwhelm, deluge, flood, drown, submerse

Wiktionary

  1. inundate(verb)

    To overwhelm.

    The agency was inundated with phone calls.

    Synonyms:
    beflood, flood, deluge

  2. inundate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    beflood, flood, deluge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inundate

    Synonyms:
    overflow, submerge, deluge, flood, overwhelm

    Antonyms:
    drain, reclaim, dry, desiccate, parch

Editors Contribution

  1. bombarded

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inundate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    flood, deluge, submerge, overflow, overwhelm, drown, put under water (or other liquid)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    flood

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How to use inundate in a sentence?

  1. Pierpaolo Campostrini:

    The water was not supposed to inundate the crypt after work to seal it undertaken in the 1990s. But the tide was so high that the water poured in through the window.

  2. Daniel Brooks:

    The last thing that we want right now is to inundate our emergency departments with patients who believe they found a vague and risky solution that could potentially jeopardize their health.


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