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Another word for flow

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Verb
  1. To move freely as a liquid

      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. To move in or flow through a circle or circuit:
      2. To move around, as from person to person or place to place:
      3. To move about or flow freely, as air.
    See also:

    move

  2. To pass or pour out

    See also:

    enter

  3. To come forth or emit in abundance

      1. A deep hole or shaft sunk into the earth to obtain water, oil, gas, or brine.
      2. A container or reservoir for a liquid, such as ink.
      3. A place where water issues from the earth; a spring or fountain.
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To cause (a liquid or granular solid) to stream or flow, as from a container:
      2. To pour a liquid or particles into (a container):
      3. To empty (a container) of a liquid or granular solid:
      1. To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
      2. To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
      3. To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm:
    See also:

    move

  4. To proceed with ease, especially of expression

      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
      2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers:
      3. To travel around; wander:
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
    See also:

    move

  5. To have as a source

      1. To spring up, as from the soil.
      2. To come into being; arise.
      1. The main ascending part of a plant; a stalk or trunk.
      2. A slender stalk supporting or connecting another plant part, such as a leaf or flower.
      3. A banana stalk bearing several bunches of bananas.
      1. To move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap:
      2. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      3. To start doing something suddenly:
      1. To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
      2. To get out of bed:
      3. To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend:
      1. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
      2. To begin to carry on an action or a process:
      3. To move on in an orderly manner:
      1. To bring into being; create or start:
      2. To come into being; start:
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. To come or send forth, as from a source:
      1. To obtain or receive from a source:
      2. To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
      3. To trace the origin or development of (a word).
      1. in the second person, with relation to the speaker
      2. in the first person, with relation to the person addressed
      3. in the third person, with relation to the person or thing approached
      1. To get up, as from a sitting or prone position; rise.
      2. To awaken and get up:
      3. To move upward; ascend.
    See also:

    start

  6. To be abundantly filled or richly supplied

      1. To be full of things; abound or swarm:
      2. To be or become pregnant; bear young.
      3. To give birth to.
      1. A large number of insects or other small organisms, especially when in motion.
      2. A group of bees, social wasps, or ants, when migrating with a queen to establish a new colony.
      3. An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when in turmoil or moving in mass:
      1. To breed rapidly or abundantly.
      2. To be or increase in great numbers:
      3. To teem; swarm:
      1. To flow or run over the top, brim, or banks:
      2. To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
      3. To have a boundless supply; be superabundant.
      1. To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
      2. To advance slowly, feebly, laboriously, or with frequent stops:
      3. To proceed or act servilely:
      1. A stiff hair.
      2. A stiff hairlike structure:
      3. To stand stiffly on end like bristles:
      1. To be great in number or amount:
      2. To have something in great numbers or amounts. Often used with in or with :
    See also:

    rich

    big

Noun
  1. Something suggestive of running water

      1. 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.
      2. A specific occurrence of such a variation:
      3. Flood tide.
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. A sudden flood, rush, or outpouring:
      2. A flash flood.
      3. A freshet resulting from a downpour of rain or melting of snow.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. A flow or flowing of a liquid.
      2. The flowing in of the tide.
      3. A continuing movement, especially in large numbers of things:
      1. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
      2. A flood tide.
      3. A large amount or number, especially when moving from one place to another:
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
      1. Belonging to the present time:
      2. Being in progress now:
      3. Passing from one to another; circulating:
    See also:

    move

Another word for flow

Noun
      1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
      2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
      3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
      1. The turbulent flow of air driven backward by the propeller or propellers of an aircraft.
      2. The area of reduced pressure or forward suction produced by and immediately behind a fast-moving object as it moves through air or water.
      3. To drive or cycle in the slipstream of a vehicle ahead.
      1. An inward flow or current, as of air.
      2. A pulling or drawing inward.
      1. A light current of air; a gentle wind.
      2. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 27 knots (5 to 31 miles per hour; 7 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      3. Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. A strong downward current of air.
      2. A downward trend; downturn:
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
      1. The act or process of flowing out:
      2. Something that flows out:
      3. The amount flowing out:
      1. The act or an instance of effusing.
      2. Liquid or other matter poured forth.
      3. An unrestrained outpouring of feeling, as in speech or writing:
      1. To release, as from confinement, care, or duty:
      2. To let go; empty out:
      3. To pour forth; emit:
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. The act or an instance of emanating.
      2. Something that issues from a source; an emission.
      3. Any of several radioactive gases that are isotopes of radon and are products of radioactive decay.
      1. To flow or run over the top, brim, or banks:
      2. To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
      3. To have a boundless supply; be superabundant.
      1. The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing:
      1. A flow or flowing of a liquid.
      2. The flowing in of the tide.
      3. A continuing movement, especially in large numbers of things:
      1. Present participle of ooze.
      2. Something that oozes; a seepage.
      1. To flow or fall in drops or an unsteady stream; trickle:
      2. To let saliva drip from the mouth; drool.
      3. To move a ball or puck by repeated light bounces or kicks, as in basketball or soccer.
      1. The act or an instance of leaking.
      2. Something that escapes by leaking.
      3. An amount lost as the result of leaking.
      1. To gush forth in a rapid stream or in spurts:
      2. To discharge a liquid or other substance continuously or in spurts:
      3. To speak in a wordy, dull, or pompous manner:
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. A sudden forcible gush or jet.
      2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
      3. To gush forth suddenly in a jet.
      1. To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
      2. To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
      3. To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm:
      1. The receding or outgoing tide, occurring between the time when the tide is highest and the time when the following tide is lowest.
      2. A period of decline or diminution:
      3. To fall back from the flood stage.
      1. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
      2. A flood tide.
      3. A large amount or number, especially when moving from one place to another:
      1. A large natural stream of water emptying into an ocean, lake, or other body of water and usually fed along its course by converging tributaries.
      2. A stream or abundant flow:
      3. The fifth and last of the community cards in Texas hold'em.
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. 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.
      2. A specific occurrence of such a variation:
      3. Flood tide.
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination:
      2. Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal:
      3. A ceremonial journey made by a sovereign through his or her realm.
      1. The act or an instance of moving; a change in place or position.
      2. A particular manner of moving.
      3. A change in the location of troops, ships, or aircraft for tactical or strategic purposes.
      1. Belonging to the present time:
      2. Being in progress now:
      3. Passing from one to another; circulating:
Verb
  1. To move in one direction

      1. The receding or outgoing tide, occurring between the time when the tide is highest and the time when the following tide is lowest.
      2. A period of decline or diminution:
      3. To fall back from the flood stage.
      1. To increase in size or volume as a result of internal pressure; expand.
      2. To increase in force, size, number, or degree:
      3. To grow in loudness or intensity:
      1. To go on with a particular action or in a particular condition; persist:
      2. To exist over a period; last:
      3. To remain in the same state, capacity, or place:
      1. To walk steadily and rhythmically forward in step with others.
      2. To begin to move in such a manner:
      3. To proceed directly and purposefully:
      1. To perform acrobatic feats such as somersaults, rolls, or twists.
      2. To fall, roll, or move end over end:
      3. To spill, roll out, or emerge in confusion or disorder:
      1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
      2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers:
      3. To travel around; wander:
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. To clean or clear, as of dirt, with a broom or brush:
      2. To clear away with a broom or brush:
      3. To clear (a path or space) with a broom or brush.
      1. To remain suspended within or on the surface of a fluid without sinking.
      2. To be suspended in or move through space as if supported by a liquid.
      3. To move from place to place, especially at random.
      1. To move on or ahead; proceed:
      2. To extend; run:
      3. To move by or in front of something:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
      2. To begin to carry on an action or a process:
      3. To move on in an orderly manner:
      1. Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination:
      2. Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal:
      3. A ceremonial journey made by a sovereign through his or her realm.
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
      1. To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
      2. To move stealthily; steal:
      3. To escape, as from a grasp, fastening, or restraint:
      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
  2. To issue forth

      1. A thin, usually spherical or hemispherical film of liquid filled with air or gas:
      2. A globular body of air or gas formed within a liquid:
      3. A pocket formed in a solid by air or gas that is trapped, as during cooling or hardening.
      1. (intransitive) to appear in large numbers
      2. (intransitive, of words) To be uttered, especially in a long flow of speech.
      1. To ooze forth.
      2. To discharge or emit (a liquid or gas, for example) gradually.
      3. To exhibit in abundance:
      1. To cause (liquid, for example) to pass through a porous substance or small holes; filter.
      2. To pass or ooze through:
      3. To make (coffee) in a percolator.
      1. To flow or fall in drops or an unsteady stream; trickle:
      2. To let saliva drip from the mouth; drool.
      3. To move a ball or puck by repeated light bounces or kicks, as in basketball or soccer.
      1. To subject (a substance) to distillation.
      2. To separate (a distillate) by distillation.
      3. To increase the concentration of, separate, or purify by or as if by distillation.
      1. To propel or scatter (a fluid) about in flying masses.
      2. To scatter fluid onto (a surface) in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
      3. To cause (something) to scatter fluid in flying masses:
      1. To cause to pour back, especially to cast up (partially digested food).
      2. To repeat (facts or other learned items) from memory with little reflection.
      3. To rush or surge back.
      1. To flow or leak out slowly, as through small openings.
      2. To disappear or ebb slowly:
      3. To progress slowly but steadily:
      1. Alternative spelling of runout.
      2. (intransitive, idiomatic) To use up; to consume all of something.
      3. (intransitive) To expire, to come to an end.
      1. A substance that has oozed forth.
      1. To permit the escape, entry, or passage of something through a breach or flaw:
      2. To escape or pass through a breach or flaw:
      3. To become publicly known through a breach of secrecy:
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. To flow in a broken irregular current with a bubbling sound:
      2. To make a sound similar to this:
      3. To express or pronounce with a broken, irregular, bubbling sound.
      1. To increase in size or volume as a result of internal pressure; expand.
      2. To increase in force, size, number, or degree:
      3. To grow in loudness or intensity:
      1. To be full of things; abound or swarm:
      2. To be or become pregnant; bear young.
      3. To give birth to.
      1. A waterfall or a series of small waterfalls over steep rocks.
      2. Something, such as lace, thought to resemble a waterfall or series of small waterfalls, especially an arrangement or fall of material.
      3. A heavy, uncontrolled outpouring:
      1. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
      2. A projecting rim or edge, especially around the bottom of a hat.
      3. Full capacity:
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. To send out or force out in large amounts:
      2. To vomit or otherwise cast out (matter) through the mouth.
      3. To flow or gush forth:
      1. To spit out or spray particles of saliva or food from the mouth in noisy bursts.
      2. To spit out words or sounds in an excited or confused manner.
      3. To make sporadic spitting or popping sounds:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To cause or allow (a substance) to run or fall out of a container.
      2. To scatter (objects) from containment:
      3. To shed (blood).
      1. To flow or run over the top, brim, or banks:
      2. To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
      3. To have a boundless supply; be superabundant.
      1. To flow or fall in drops or in a thin stream.
      2. To move or proceed slowly or bit by bit:
      3. To cause to trickle.
      1. To come or send forth, as from a source:
      1. To pass slowly through small openings or pores; ooze:
      2. To enter, depart, or become diffused gradually:
      3. A place on land or underwater where a liquid or gas oozes out of the ground.
      1. To fall in drops:
      2. To shed drops:
      3. To ooze or be saturated with or as if with liquid:
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance:
      1. To move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap:
      2. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      3. To start doing something suddenly:
      1. To move out or away from a surrounding fluid, covering, or shelter:
      2. To come into view:
      3. To become conscious:
      1. To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
      2. To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
      3. To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm:
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. To gush forth in a rapid stream or in spurts:
      2. To discharge a liquid or other substance continuously or in spurts:
      3. To speak in a wordy, dull, or pompous manner:
      1. A dense black coal that takes a high polish and is used for jewelry.
      2. A deep black.
      3. Made of or resembling a dense, black, highly polished coal.
      1. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
      2. A flood tide.
      3. A large amount or number, especially when moving from one place to another:
      1. To flow from a narrow opening in a thin forceful stream or jet; spurt.
      2. To issue in a thick flow:
      3. To eject liquid in a forceful stream or thick flow:
      1. A sudden forcible gush or jet.
      2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
      3. To gush forth suddenly in a jet.
      1. To serve a drink into a cup or glass.
      2. To distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid.
      3. To leave a place quickly, and in large numbers.
  3. To keep up a circular motion