Synonyms and Antonyms of cataract

  1. 1 a fall of water usually from a great height <the roaring cataract is one of the park's most majestic sights> Synonyms cascade, waterfall, fall(s)Related Words flume; chute (also shute), rapid(s), shoot, white water

  2. 2 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms <in spring the melting snows usually produce a cataract that inundates the valley> Synonyms alluvion, bath, cataclysm, flood, deluge, flood tide, inundation, Niagara, overflow, spate, torrentRelated 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, surplusNear Antonyms dribble, drip, trickleAntonyms drought (also drouth)

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