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flow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flow

  1. 1 to move in a stream <water was flowing over the dam at a tremendous rate> Synonyms pour, roll, run, stream Related Words arise, disembogue, effuse, emanate, issue, spring; course, race, rush; fountain, gush, spout, spurt; deluge, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overrun, swamp; cascade, dribble, drip, gutter, riffle, ripple, sheet, trickle; flush, wash out Near Antonyms clot, coagulate, congeal, gel, harden, set Antonyms back up

  2. 2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <as everyone relaxed, the conversation really started to flow> Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whisk Related Words fly, race, rush, speed Near Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toil Antonyms flounder, struggle




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