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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

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  • 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
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