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Synonyms for surge
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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a sudden forceful flow

    Synonyms:
    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, upsurge(noun)

    a sudden or abrupt strong increase

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

    Synonyms:
    spate, billow, upsurge, rush

  3. billow, surge(verb)

    a large sea wave

    Synonyms:
    spate, billow, upsurge, rush

  4. billow, surge, heave(verb)

    rise and move, as in waves or billows

    "The army surged forward"

    Synonyms:
    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, zoom(verb)

    rise rapidly

    "the dollar soared against the yen"

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

  6. tide, surge(verb)

    rise or move forward

    "surging waves"

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

  7. scend, surge(verb)

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

    "the boats surged"

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

  8. surge(verb)

    see one's performance improve

    "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"

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

Wiktionary

  1. surge(noun)

    Synonyms:
    inrush

  2. surge(noun)

    To rush, flood, or increase suddenly.

    Toaster sales surged last year.

    Synonyms:
    inrush

  3. surge(noun)

    To accelerate forwards, particularly suddenly.

    A ship surges forwards, sways sideways and heaves up.

    Synonyms:
    inrush

  4. surge(noun)

    To slack off a line.

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

    Synonyms:
    inrush

  5. surge(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    inrush

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    wave, billow, breaker

  2. surge(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    swell, rise high

  3. surge(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) slip back

  4. surge(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "surge":

    wave, increase, rise, upsurge, reflux, boom, outbreak, disposer, rises, leap, resurgence, influx

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Surge":

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How to use surge in a sentence?

  1. Pip McCrostie:

    2015 will see a surge of new entrants and companies returning to the MA market to generate future growth.

  2. Ken Graham:

    Half of the fatalities in these tropical systems occur with the storm surge.

  3. Jeffrey Simmons:

    Dorian will now create prolonged periods of large swells, surges along the north coast of Grand Bahama and the north and east coast of Abaco, we are asking residents in those areas to leave the coastline, we expect a storm surge of up to 15 feet, in addition to that we have a spring tide that can increase the surge by 2 to 3 feet.

  4. Wes Anderson:

    The corporate PACs that have stopped donating account for a VERY small percentage of total fundraising that is more than offset by a huge surge in grassroots support.

  5. Express Scripts spokeswoman Jennifer Luddy:

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


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