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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:

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

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