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To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
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  1. To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
  2. To overrun with water; inundate.
  3. To overwhelm as with a flood
To drench thoroughly or cover with or as if with a liquid.
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  1. To drench thoroughly or cover with or as if with a liquid.
  2. To cover with water; flood; inundate
  3. To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
To plunge, as into a gulf
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  1. To plunge, as into a gulf
  2. To swallow up; overwhelm
  3. To swallow up or overwhelm by or as if by overflowing and enclosing:
To put much or too much water, fuel, etc. on or in
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  1. To put much or too much water, fuel, etc. on or in
  2. To become inundated or submerged:
  3. A temporary rise of the water level, as in a river or lake or along a seacoast, resulting in its spilling over and out of its natural or artificial confines onto land that is normally dry. Floods are usually caused by excessive runoff from precipitation or snowmelt, or by coastal storm surges or other tidal phenomena. &diamf3; Floods are sometimes described according to their statistical occurrence. A fifty-year flood is a flood having a magnitude that is reached in a particular location on average once every fifty years. In any given year there is a two percent statistical chance of the occurrence of a fifty-year flood and a one percent chance of a hundred-year flood .
(Intransitive) To take suddenly to flight, especially from cover.
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  1. (Intransitive) To take suddenly to flight, especially from cover.
  2. To flow suddenly and abundantly, as from containment; flood.
  3. To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water:
To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
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  1. To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
  2. To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
  3. To cover or engulf with a flood; deluge
To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
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  1. To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
  2. To flow over or across; flood
  3. To spread or cover over; flood.
To defeat completely and decisively:
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  1. To defeat completely and decisively:
  2. To turn over; upset:
  3. To present with an excessive amount:
To place under or cover with water or the like; plunge into water, inundate, etc.
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  1. To place under or cover with water or the like; plunge into water, inundate, etc.
  2. To go under or as if under water.
  3. To sink or plunge beneath the surface of water, etc.
To overrun with water; inundate.
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  1. To overrun with water; inundate.
  2. To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
  3. To overwhelm as with a flood
To cover or fill with or as with a flood; overflow; inundate
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  1. To cover or fill with or as with a flood; overflow; inundate
  2. A temporary rise of the water level, as in a river or lake or along a seacoast, resulting in its spilling over and out of its natural or artificial confines onto land that is normally dry. Floods are usually caused by excessive runoff from precipitation or snowmelt, or by coastal storm surges or other tidal phenomena. &diamf3; Floods are sometimes described according to their statistical occurrence. A fifty-year flood is a flood having a magnitude that is reached in a particular location on average once every fifty years. In any given year there is a two percent statistical chance of the occurrence of a fifty-year flood and a one percent chance of a hundred-year flood .
  3. To become inundated or submerged:
To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
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  1. To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
  2. To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
  3. To cover or engulf with a flood; deluge
To defeat completely and decisively:
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  1. To defeat completely and decisively:
  2. To turn over; upset:
  3. To present with an excessive amount:
To become swamped; sink in or as in a swamp
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  1. To become swamped; sink in or as in a swamp
  2. An area of low-lying wet or seasonally flooded land, often having trees and dense shrubs or thickets.
  3. To become full of water or sink.
Find another word for whelm. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for whelm, like: deluge, drown, engulf, flood, flush, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, deluge and flood.