The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land.
synonyms: alluvion, deluge, inundation.
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Dutch: inundatie, overstroming, vloed
Polish: powódź, wylew
An overwhelming number or amount:
— A flood of requests.
synonyms: deluge, inundation, torrent.
jet d'eau [Fr.];
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Dutch: overvloed, stortvloed
A large flow.
synonyms: outpouring, overflow.
quantum sufficit [Lat.],
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Dutch: overstroming, overvloeiing, watervloed, zondvloed
The act of flooding; filling to overflowing.
The occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide):
— A tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.
synonyms: flood tide, rising tide.
Dutch: hoogwater, overstroming, vloed, watersnood
Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid:
— The images flooded his mind.
synonyms: deluge, inundate, swamp.
know no bounds,
meet one at every turn;
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Dutch: onderlopen, onderstromen
Cover with liquid, usually water.
Supply with an excess of:
— Flood the market with tennis shoes.
synonyms: glut, oversupply.
Become filled to overflowing.
Moby thesaurus: Niagara, abundance, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, acres, addition, advance, affluence, aggrandizement, alluvion, alluvium, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplification, amplitude, appreciation ... show more.
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