Flood

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
  • n. A flood tide.
  • n. An abundant flow or outpouring: received a flood of applications. See Synonyms at flow.
  • n. A floodlight, specifically a unit that produces a beam of intense light.
  • n. In the Bible, the covering of the earth with water that occurred during the time of Noah.
  • v. To cover or submerge with or as if with a flood; inundate: My desk is flooded with paper.
  • v. To fill with an abundance or an excess: flood the market with cheap goods.
  • verb-intransitive. To become inundated or submerged.
  • verb-intransitive. To pour forth; overflow.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A (usually disastrous) overflow of water from a lake or other body of water due to excessive rainfall or other input of water.
  • n. A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.
  • n. A floodlight
  • v. To overflow.
  • v. To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.
  • v. To provide (someone or something) with a larger number or quantity of something than cannot easily be dealt with.
  • v. To paste numerous lines of text to a chat system in order to disrupt the conversation.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A great flow of water; a body of moving water; the flowing stream, as of a river; especially, a body of water, rising, swelling, and overflowing land not usually thus covered; a deluge; a freshet; an inundation.
  • n. The flowing in of the tide; the semidiurnal swell or rise of water in the ocean; -- opposed to ebb
  • n. A great flow or stream of any fluid substance; ; hence, a great quantity widely diffused; an overflowing; a superabundance
  • n. Menstrual disharge; menses.
  • v. To overflow; to inundate; to deluge.
  • v. To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other fluid; ; to fill to excess or to its full capacity.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. Flowing water; a stream, especially a great stream; a river.
  • n. A great body of water; the sea.
  • n. A great body of moving water, rising, swelling, and overflowing land not usually covered with water; a deluge; an inundation.
  • n. The inflow of the tide; the semidiurnal rise or swell of water in the ocean: opposed to ebb.
  • n. A great body or stream of any fluid or fluidlike substance; anything resembling such a stream: as, a flood of lava; a flood of light.
  • n. Hence A great quantity; an overflowing abundance; a superabundance.
  • n. The menstrual discharge when excessive.
  • To overflow; inundate; deluge, literally or figuratively: as, to flood a building or a mine in order to extinguish a fire; to flood a meadow.
  • To be poured out abundantly; rise in a flood.
  • To have an excessive menstrual discharge; also, to bleed profusely after parturition; suffer post-partum hemorrhage; flow, as a lying-in woman.
  • n. A large, broad body of water; main tide.
  • n. The main ocean; main sea.
  • See splash, 4.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a large flow
  • n. the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
  • v. supply with an excess of
  • n. the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
  • v. fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
  • v. become filled to overflowing
  • v. cover with liquid, usually water
  • n. the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
  • n. an overwhelming number or amount
  • n. light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
  • Antonym
    ebb   
    Verb Form
    flooded    flooding    floods   
    Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    furnish    provide    supply    render    filling    make full    fill up    fill    tide    mountain   
    Cross Reference
    Form
    flooded    flooding   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    deluge    freshet    inundation    overflowing    superabundance    menses    overflow    inundate    diluvial    diluvian   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Blood    Bud    Judd    Rudd    blood    bud    crud    dud    hud    mud   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    tide    torrent    storm    stream    rush    surge    flow    burst    shower    explosion