What are some alternative words for torrent?

Synonyms for torrent
ˈtɔr ənt, ˈtɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker(noun)

    a heavy rain

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, alky, deluge, lush, cloudburst, souse, boozer, violent stream, flood, downpour, dipsomaniac, alluvion, inundation, alcoholic, soaker

  2. torrent, violent stream(noun)

    a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)

    "the houses were swept away in the torrent"

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, inundation, downpour, deluge, cloudburst, soaker, flood, violent stream

  3. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent(noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount

    "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, soaker, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, violent stream, flood, downpour, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. torrent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rapid stream, strong current

  2. torrent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rapid flow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "torrent":

    deluge, blaze, stream, flood, avalanche, outpouring

How to pronounce torrent?

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How to use torrent in a sentence?

  1. David Rehr:

    The waiting buys them a lot of valuable time to assess how this torrent of change may affect their business.

  2. John Sarbanes:

    The 2020 election underscored the need for comprehensive, structural democracy reform, americans across the country were forced to overcome rampant voter suppression, gerrymandering and a torrent of special-interest dark money just to exercise their vote and their voice in our democracy.

  3. The Dhammapada:

    There is no fire like passion; there is no shark like hatred; there is no snare like folly; there is no torrent like greed.

  4. Eddie Redmayne:

    Similarly, there continues to be a hideous torrent of abuse towards trans people online and out in the world that is devastating.

  5. Joe Bollard:

    It's a trickle rather than a torrent at this early stage but this does create a real medium term window of opportunity for Ireland.


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