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Synonyms for overflow
ˌoʊ vərˈfloʊ; ˈoʊ vərˌfloʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, overflow, outpouring(noun)

    a large flow

    Synonyms:
    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, overspill(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    flood, outpouring, runoff, overspill

  3. overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over(verb)

    flow or run over (a limit or brim)

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

  4. bubble over, overflow, spill over(verb)

    overflow with a certain feeling

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overflow

    Synonyms:
    redundancy, exuberance, superabundance, deluge, inundation

    Antonyms:
    deficiency, exhaustion, subsidence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overflow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    inundate, deluge, flood, flow over

  2. overflow(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    overspread, overrun

  3. overflow(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    overrun, run over

  4. overflow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inundation

  5. overflow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    superabundance, exuberance, luxuriance, profusion, excess

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overflow(n)

    Synonyms:
    deluge, flood, inundation, exuberance, superabundance, profusion

  2. overflow(v)

    Synonyms:
    inundate, deluge, engulf

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce overflow?

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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. Michael Land:

    We had two large cooler trailers deployed to assist the Medical Examiner offices to assist with their overflow.

  3. William Shakespeare:

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

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    If what we think of ourselves were true, the planet would overflow with geniuses. They blossomed; they did not talk about blossoming. They grew; they did not talk about growing.

  5. Eric Rignot:

    When my ice melts, the cocktail doesn't overflow.


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