Synonyms for deluge

Synonyms for (noun) deluge

Synonyms: flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion

Definition: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

Usage: plains fertilized by annual inundations

Similar words: geological phenomenon

Definition: a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth

Synonyms: torrent, cloudburst, pelter, soaker, waterspout, downpour, deluge

Definition: a heavy rain

Similar words: rain, rainfall

Definition: water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

Synonyms: flood, torrent, deluge, inundation

Definition: an overwhelming number or amount

Usage: a flood of requests; a torrent of abuse

Similar words: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: a batch of letters; a deal of trouble; a lot of money; he made a mint on the stock market; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

Synonyms for (verb) deluge

Synonyms: inundate, deluge, submerge

Definition: fill or cover completely, usually with water

Similar words: flood

Definition: cover with liquid, usually water

Usage: The swollen river flooded the village; The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes

Synonyms: overwhelm, deluge, flood out

Definition: charge someone with too many tasks

Similar words: charge, burden, saddle

Definition: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

Usage: He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend

Synonyms: swamp, flood, inundate, deluge

Definition: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

Usage: the basement was inundated after the storm; The images flooded his mind

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

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