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flood

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flood

  1. a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms <a flood nearly wiped out the town> <a flood of messages on my computer> Synonyms alluvion, bath, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, flood tide, inundation, Niagara, overflow, spate, torrent Related Words current, river, stream, tide; cloudburst, discharge, flush, gush, outflow, outpouring; flux, inflow, influx; engulfment, washout; avalanche, blizzard; cascade, waterfall; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus Near Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle Antonyms drought (also drouth)




flood

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flood

  1. to cover with a flood <the lowlands were completely flooded> <angry calls flooded the radio station> Synonyms deluge, drown, engulf, gulf, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp Related Words avalanche, smother; overcome, overrun; flow, flush, gush, pour, sluice, spout, spurt, stream; douse (also dowse), drench, soak, wet Near Antonyms dehydrate, dry, parch Antonyms drain




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