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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a brief usually trivial fact

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