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Synonyms for inundate
ˈɪn ənˌdeɪt, -ʌn-in·un·date

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  1. inundateverb

    To overwhelm.

    The agency was inundated with phone calls.

    Synonyms:
    beflood, flood, deluge

  2. inundateverb

    Synonyms:
    beflood, flood, deluge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inundate

    Synonyms:
    overflow, submerge, deluge, flood, overwhelm

    Antonyms:
    drain, reclaim, dry, desiccate, parch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, overwhelm, deluge, flood, drench

  2. inundate, deluge, submergeverb

    fill or cover completely, usually with water

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inundateverb

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "inundate":

    flood

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How to use inundate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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