Synonyms and Antonyms of river
a passageway for water
- A fallen tree branch was floating down the river.
aqueduct, canal, channel, conduit, course, flume, racecourse, raceway, watercourse, waterway
floodway, sluice, sluiceway, spillway
swash, tideway, torrent
an overwhelming flow or rush of something
- Jet streams can be thought of as giant rivers of air that circulate around the globe.
- He was overwhelmed by the river of new information that the document dump provided.
current, stream, tide
alluvion, bath, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, flood, flood tide, inundation, Niagara, overflow, spate, torrent
cloudburst, discharge, flush, gush, outflow, outpouring
flux, inflow, influx
excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus