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flood British & World English

An overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, especially over what is normally dry land

flood English Thesaurus

several villages were cut off by the flood

the Flood in flood British & World English

The biblical flood brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of the human race (Gen. 6 ff.)

Flood, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

capital in reference to the Old Testament

flash flood British & World English

A sudden local flood, typically due to heavy rain

flood level British & World English

The height reached by a body of water resulting from the overflow of a river beyond its normal limits

flood mark British & World English

A mark left or reached by the waters of a flooded river or other body of water

flood tide British & World English

An incoming tide

full flood British & World English

The tide at its highest

flood control British & World English

The prevention of the overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, or the restriction of the effects of such an overflow

flood damage British & World English

Physical harm caused by the effects of the overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits

be in flood British & World English

(Of a river) be overflowing its banks

be in full flood in be in flood British & World English

Be progressing or talking vigorously or enthusiastically

be in flood in flood British & World English

(Of a river) be overflowing its banks

floodway British & World English

A channel built to take the floodwaters of a river

floodplain British & World English

An area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding

be in full flood in flood British & World English

Be progressing or talking vigorously or enthusiastically