Synonyms and Antonyms of rivers
a passageway for water
- A fallen tree branch was floating down the river.
aqueducts, canals, channels, conduits, courses, flumes, racecourses, raceways, watercourses, waterways
floodways, sluices, sluiceways, spillways
swashes, tideways, torrents
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.
currents, streams, tides
alluvions, baths, cataclysms, cataracts, deluges, floods, flood tides, inundations, Niagaras, overflows, spates, torrents
cloudbursts, discharges, flushes, gushes, outflows, outpourings
fluxes, inflows, influxes
excesses, gluts, overabundances, overages, overkills, overmuch, oversupplies, superabundances, superfluities, surfeits, surpluses