Synonyms of flood in English:



  • 1 several villages were cut off by the flood
    downpour, cloudburst;
    British spate
  • 2 she came home in a flood of tears
    outpouring, torrent, rush, stream, gush, surge, cascade, flow
  • 3 a flood of complaints
    succession, series, string, chain;
    barrage, volley, battery;
    avalanche, torrent, stream, tide, spate, storm, shower, cascade, wave, rush, outpouring
    [Antonyms] trickle
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 the dam burst, flooding a small town
  • 2 the major river in the area has already flooded
    overflow, burst its banks, brim over, run over
  • 3 imports were allowed to flood the domestic market
  • 4 congratulatory messages flooded in
    pour, stream, surge, swarm, pile, crowd, throng
    [Antonyms] trickle
  • Word links

    diluvial relating to floods
    antlophobia fear of floods

    Definition of flood in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day rebuff
    Pronunciation: rɪˈbʌf
    reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…