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Synonyms for overflow
ˌoʊ vərˈfloʊ; ˈoʊ vərˌfloʊover·flow

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overflow

    redundancy, exuberance, superabundance, deluge, inundation

    deficiency, exhaustion, subsidence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, overflow, outpouringnoun

    a large flow

    outflow, run, deluge, overspill, onslaught, runoff, discharge, rising tide, gush, spring, flood, torrent, natural spring, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, bombardment, fountain, photoflood, outpouring, barrage, flush, floodlight

  2. overflow, runoff, overspillverb

    the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity

    flood, outpouring, runoff, overspill

  3. overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim oververb

    flow or run over (a limit or brim)

    overrun, run down, run over, bubble over, brim over, invade, spill over, infest, well over

  4. bubble over, overflow, spill oververb

    overflow with a certain feeling

    "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger"

    overrun, pour out, run over, bubble over, brim over, spill over, spill out, well over

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overflowverb

    inundate, deluge, flood, flow over

  2. overflowverb

    overspread, overrun

  3. overflowverb

    overrun, run over

  4. overflownoun


  5. overflownoun

    superabundance, exuberance, luxuriance, profusion, excess

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overflownoun

    deluge, flood, inundation, exuberance, superabundance, profusion

  2. overflowverb

    inundate, deluge, engulf

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "overflow":

    spillover, overrun, spill, spill-over, orgy, auxiliary

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How to use overflow in a sentence?

  1. Kannan Ramar:

    It's like filling a cup with water, kannan Ramar fill the cup with water as evidence continues to build up. At a certain point, it tends to overflow.

  2. Laura Jaworski:

    Allow your heart to overflow with gratitude, and so, fill the world with Love.

  3. William Wordsworth:

    Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim.

  5. Alexander Suturin:

    As soon as the storage ponds overflow, streams run into Lake Baikal, secondly, there is a large amount of accumulated waste water sitting under the site. When the plant was operating, the water was pumped out and discharged to treatment facilities, now there are no treatment facilities, but the contamination remains and is leaking into Lake Baikal.

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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. overhead
    • B. surface
    • C. overt
    • D. ulterior

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