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Synonyms for surge

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  1. surgenoun


  2. surgenoun

    To rush, flood, or increase suddenly.

    Toaster sales surged last year.


  3. surgenoun

    To accelerate forwards, particularly suddenly.

    A ship surges forwards, sways sideways and heaves up.


  4. surgenoun

    To slack off a line.

    A power surge at that generator created a blackout across the whole district.


  5. surgenoun

    The swell or heave of the sea. (FM 55-501).


Princeton's WordNet

  1. rush, spate, surge, upsurgenoun

    a sudden forceful flow

    tidy sum, wad, peck, mint, haste, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, spate, 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, pot

  2. surge, upsurgenoun

    a sudden or abrupt strong increase

    "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"

    spate, billow, upsurge, rush

  3. billow, surgeverb

    a large sea wave

    spate, billow, upsurge, rush

  4. billow, surge, heaveverb

    rise and move, as in waves or billows

    "The army surged forward"

    warp, buckle, scend, soar up, heave, gag, balloon, soar, zoom, pant, inflate, heft up, puff, wallow, gasp, heft, tide, billow, retch, heave up, soar upwards

  5. soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoomverb

    rise rapidly

    "the dollar soared against the yen"

    tide, soar upwards, hang glide, soar up, heave, zoom, sailplane, zoom along, scend, whizz along, whizz, billow, soar

  6. tide, surgeverb

    rise or move forward

    "surging waves"

    tide, soar upwards, soar up, heave, zoom, scend, billow, soar

  7. scend, surgeverb

    rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave

    "the boats surged"

    tide, soar upwards, soar up, heave, zoom, scend, billow, soar

  8. surgeverb

    see one's performance improve

    "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"

    soar upwards, heave, soar up, tide, zoom, scend, billow, soar

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surgenoun

    wave, billow, breaker

  2. surgeverb

    swell, rise high

  3. surgeverb

    (Naut.) slip back

  4. surgeverb

    (Naut.) slack up suddenly (as a rope round a pin), let go


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How to use surge in a sentence?

  1. Express Scripts spokeswoman Jennifer Luddy:

    We are seeing a surge in demand for these potential therapies, and are talking with manufacturers regularly about production.

  2. Jeremy Konyndyk:

    The mobilization from the private sector here is really unlike anything I've ever seen before, what we're seeing here is that Jeremy Konyndyk companies, global companies really, recognize how important it is to their business to support India and get this surge under control.

  3. Elvis Picardo:

    The Fed seems to have pulled off yet another balancing act, the surge in volatility may have rightfully put the Fed's plans on hold.

  4. Jean Jabbour:

    This is ready to increase … whenever there is a surge in the number of cases of COVID-19.

  5. Gene Seroka:

    This is a pandemic-induced buying surge... the likes of which we've never seen before.

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