Synonyms for flood

Synonyms for (noun) flood

Synonyms: outpouring, overflow, flood

Definition: a large flow

Similar words: flow, stream

Definition: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

Synonyms: flood, flowage

Definition: the act of flooding; filling to overflowing

Similar words: filling

Definition: the act of filling something

Synonyms: photoflood, flood, flood lamp, floodlight

Definition: light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography

Similar words: light, light source

Definition: any device serving as a source of illumination

Usage: he stopped the car and turned off the lights

Synonyms: rising tide, flood, flood tide

Definition: the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)

Usage: a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune -Shakespeare

Similar words: tide

Definition: the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon

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: 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) flood

Synonyms: flood

Definition: cover with liquid, usually water

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

Similar words: cover, spread over

Definition: form a cover over

Usage: The grass covered the grave

Synonyms: flood

Definition: become filled to overflowing

Usage: Our basement flooded during the heavy rains

Similar words: fill, fill up

Definition: become full

Usage: The pool slowly filled with water; The theater filled up slowly

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

Synonyms: flood, oversupply, glut

Definition: supply with an excess of

Usage: flood the market with tennis shoes; Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Visual thesaurus for flood