Flood Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Flood

The amount that overflows; surplus
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(Egyptology) One of the three seasons of Ancient Egypt.
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To overwhelm with a rush or great amount of anything
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A great flow of water
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The time when the tide is at this level
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To become full of water or sink.
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A flood resulting from heavy rain or a spring thaw.
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A great flow of water
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A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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To overflow over the brim (of a saucepan etc.)
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A sudden heavy fall of rain.
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To glut is defined as to eat or supply an excess.
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A large mass of or as of moving water; wave; swell; billow
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The periodic variation in the surface level of the oceans and of bays, gulfs, inlets, and estuaries, caused by gravitational attraction of the moon and sun.
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A very heavy fall of rain
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The incoming or rising tide, occurring between the time when the tide is lowest and the time when the following tide is highest.
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The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing:
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Of debris left by a flood or glacier
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An extreme abundance; abundance to a vast degree that seems almost excessive.
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Submerge is defined as to cover over, or to place or go under water.
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To cause to surround, to cover.
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Of or pertaining to a cataclysm; causing great destruction or upheaval; catastrophic.
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Of the time after the Biblical Flood
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A tidal wave caused by the surge of a flood tide upstream in a narrowing estuary or by colliding tidal currents.
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To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
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The sudden fall or slide of a large mass of material down the side of a mountain. Avalanches may contain snow, ice, rock, soil, or a mixture of these materials. Avalanches can be triggered by changes in temperature, by sound vibrations, or by vibrations in the earth itself.
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Something that overwhelms as if by a great flood:
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(Law) The increasing of land area along a shore by deposited alluvium or by the recession of water.
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To kill by submerging and suffocating in water or another liquid.
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A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
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A torrent or flood:
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The rate of flow of a water current.
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To overwhelm.
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To climb (something) in this manner.
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To crowd into; fill with a multitude
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To walk, go, or pass at a slow, deliberate pace
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A flood of water
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The breaking up of ice in a river.
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The definition of a downpour is a very hard rainfall.
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A sudden, localized flood of great volume and short duration, typically caused by unusually heavy rain in a semiarid area. Flash floods can reach their peak volume in a matter of a few minutes and often carry large loads of mud and rock fragments.
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(Intransitive) To move as a fluid from one position to another.
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A substance applied to a surface to be joined by welding, soldering, or brazing to facilitate the flowing of solder and prevent formation of oxides.
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To supply with the maximum that can be held or contained; fill thoroughly:
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To flow over completely
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Such a beam of light
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light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
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A photoflood bulb, lamp, etc.
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To do away with the position or job of
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A moving disturbance in the level of a body of water; an undulation.
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(Brit.) A high tidal wave in an estuary; bore
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To engage wholly or deeply; absorb:
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A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
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To start up from cover
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To pour is defined as for a liquid to flow or drop onto something, or to rain heavily.
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(Hence): Overwhelmed with too much of something.
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The definition of a cataclysm is a catastrophe or a large-scale and often violent event that causes change or upheaval.
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(Football) To advance the ball or attempt to advance the ball from scrimmage by carrying it rather than passing.
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the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide); -Shakespeare
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To supply in excess of what is appropriate or required:
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Antonyms for Flood

To deprive someone of (something vital).
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(By extension, informal) A longer than expected term without success, particularly in sport.
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Words Related to Flood

A biological insulation garment; an air-tight, full-body suit intended to prevent the spread of contaminants.
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The act of moving; a movement.
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To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.
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A more than adequate amount.
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Find another word for flood. In this page you can discover 79 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for flood, like: overflow, inundation, inundate, tidal flood, high-tide, swamp, freshet, tidal flow, abundance, brim-over and spate.