Another word for overflow
The act of overflowing
inundation, exuberance, overproduction, congestion, deluge, spillover, overabundance, engorgement, flooding, spilling over, submergence, submersion, overspreading, superabounding, overcrowding, redundancy, push, propulsion, encroachment, advance, infringement, overtopping, overwhelming, overbrimming; see also flood 1.
That which overflows
The vent through which overflow occurs
To flow over the top, or out at a vent
spill over, fall, run out, run over, pour out, pour over, waste, shed, cascade, spout, spout forth, jet, spurt, drain, leak, squirt, spray, shower, gush, shoot, issue, rush, irrupt, wave, surge, overtop, overbrim, brim over, lap over, bubble over, flow over; see also flow 2, spill.
To flow out upon
Another word for overflowverb
To flow over completely:deluge, drown, engulf, flood, flush, inundate, overwhelm, submerge, whelm. See full
To be abundantly filled or richly supplied:abound, bristle, crawl, flow, pullulate, swarm, teem. See big, rich
An abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain:alluvion, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, downpour, flood, freshet, inundation, Niagara, torrent. (Chiefly British) spate. See big
An amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate:excess, fat, glut, overage, overmuch, overrun, overstock, oversupply, superfluity, surplus, surplusage. See excess