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surge

noun

1 surge

A sudden forceful flow.

synonyms: rush, spate, upsurge.

Roget 312: rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, turning about an axis, turning aound an axis, circulation, roll; circumrotation, circumvolution, circumgyration; volutation, circination, turbination, ... show more



2 surge

A sudden or abrupt strong increase:
— Stimulated a surge of speculation.
— An upsurge of emotion.
— An upsurge in violent crime.

synonym: upsurge.

Dutch: golf
Polish: fala, napad, napływ, przypływ

3 surge

A large sea wave.

synonym: billow.

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

verb

1 surge

Rise and move, as in waves or billows:
— The army surged forward.

synonyms: billow, heave.

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

Dutch: doen bol staan, zwellen

2 surge

Rise rapidly.

synonyms: soar, soar up, soar upwards, zoom.

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more

3 surge

Rise or move forward.

synonym: tide.

4 surge

Rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave:
— The boats surged.

synonym: scend.

Dutch: Scend

5 surge

See one's performance improve.


Moby thesaurus: Charybdis, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, addition, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, aggrandizement, amplification, anabasis, appreciation, arise, ascend, ascension, ascent ... show more.

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