Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deluge

3 senses of deluge

Sense 1
flood, inundation, deluge, torrent -- (an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse")
       => batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad -- ((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "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")

Sense 2
downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker -- (a heavy rain)
       => rain, rainfall -- (water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere)

Sense 3
flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion -- (the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations")
       => geological phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb deluge

3 senses of deluge

Sense 1
deluge, flood, inundate, swamp -- (fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 2
overwhelm, deluge, flood out -- (charge someone with too many tasks)
       => charge, saddle, burden -- (impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend")

Sense 3
inundate, deluge, submerge -- (fill or cover completely, usually with water)
       => flood -- (cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes")

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