What are some alternative words for spate?

Synonyms for spate
speɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

    Synonyms:
    push-down list, flock, destiny, bulk, cud, chaw, multitude, upsurge, atomic reactor, pile, quid, deal, spile, smokestack, caboodle, crapper, commode, throne, troop, fold, bay window, stool, softwood, chew, gage, push-down store, push-down storage, weed, hand, heap, surge, kitty, jalopy, smoke, muddle, band, lot, passel, slew, vision, freshet, potbelly, mussiness, jam, muss, hole, flowerpot, mint candy, visual modality, quite a little, clutch, luck, plentifulness, toilet, masses, ken, mess hall, down, atomic pile, messiness, the great unwashed, peck, tummy, agglomerate, sight, volume, wad, plug, mount, potty, set, nap, portion, skunk, push-down stack, chain reactor, rush, mound, good deal, big money, galvanic pile, pickle, sens, bundle, fate, voltaic pile, draw, stilt, green goddess, people, visual sense, sess, batch, view, pot, stack, mess, bunch, plenteousness, locoweed, piling, bus, bargain, mountain, survey, business deal, plenty, potentiometer, mint, dope, plentitude, cumulus, plenitude, raft, jackpot, mickle, can, big bucks, kettle of fish, mass, tidy sum, corporation, circumstances, hatful, potful, megabucks, circle, grass, great deal, trade, cumulation, fix, muckle, fortune, hoi polloi

  2. rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)

    a sudden forceful flow

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, wad, peck, mint, haste, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, muckle, rushing, pile, kick, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, billow, deal, heap, boot, freshet, thrill, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, charge, upsurge, mess, mass, hurry, flush, rush, bang, great deal, surge, pot

  3. freshet, spate(noun)

    the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow

    Synonyms:
    freshet, wad, mass, lot, batch, rush, hatful, good deal, quite a little, mountain, surge, heap, muckle, passel, great deal, mess, upsurge, mint, tidy sum, raft, plenty, mickle, peck, stack, sight, pot, pile, slew, flock, deal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    wave, avalanche, streak, series, outbreak, vague

How to pronounce spate?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spate in sign language?

  1. spate

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How to use spate in a sentence?

  1. The Ministry:

    The Education Ministry is taking the recent spate of 'poisoned track' cases on campuses in a number of locations very seriously.

  2. David Griffiths:

    This spate of savage killings must end here, there is little doubt that these especially brutal killings are designed to sow fear and to have a chilling effect on free speech. This is unacceptable.

  3. Michael Kugelman:

    We shouldn't overstate the importance of this letter. It may be a case of the Taliban trying to earn some legitimacy and goodwill by playing the role of good guy and proposing nonviolent solutions, at the end of the day, The Taliban has no incentive to propose talks unless it's starting to feel major pressure on the battlefield. Though U.S. forces have ramped up their fight, I think it's too early for The Taliban to suddenly conclude it's not worth fighting anymore. Michael Kugelman said the Taliban offer could nonetheless be useful to the President Trump administration. Even if the letter is just a bluff, and I assume it is, the White House can say - Look, our strategy is already paying off. A spate of bombings last month in Kabul fueled anger against The Taliban across the country, and prompted the President Trump administration to close the doors for peace talks with the Islamic insurgents. Taliban fighters( Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) But The Taliban knows President Trump does n’t want the U.S. to be in Special Representative for Afghanistan. The Taliban will be banking on the belief the U.S. and the West have lost the will to remain there. US ADDING AIR POWER, INTELLIGENCE GATHERING IN AFGHANISTAN US AND PAKISTAN CLASH AT United Nations ' OVER Special Representative for Afghanistan In a recent visit to eastern Special Representative for Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, who commands the U.S. and NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the Special Representative for Afghanistan, said the intensified U.S. offensive is producing results.

  4. Elvis Picardo:

    It's essentially followthrough selling from last week because OPEC's decision not to cut output has had a catastrophic impact on the energy producers, the continued spate of bad news on crude oil has spooked investors.

  5. Chief Executive Yannick Bollore:

    We are challengers rather than incumbents, so this spate of reviews is more of an opportunity than a risk.


Translations for spate

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  • FlutGerman
  • crue, recrudescenceFrench
  • toevloed, overstroming, bandjir, stroomDutch
  • powódźPolish
  • паводок, наводнениеRussian
  • ström, störtflod, flod, skur, svall, flödeSwedish

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