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overflow

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1 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • A great overflow of water from the heavy rains swept mud and silt down onto the highway.
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drought (also drouth)

2 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed
  • An overflow of help actually made the job more complicated.
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overflow

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1 to flow over the brim or top of
  • While the waiter stood there gawking at the nearby celebrity, my coffee was overflowing its cup and pouring onto our table.
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2 to cover with a flood
  • The swollen river overflowed the surrounding land.
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3 to be copiously supplied
  • a magazine that usually overflows with home-repair tips for the do-it-yourselfer
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