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

6 senses of flood

Sense 1
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)

Sense 2
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 3
flood, floodlight, flood lamp, photoflood -- (light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography)
       => light, light source -- (any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights")

Sense 4
flood, overflow, outpouring -- (a large flow)
       => flow, stream -- (the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression)

Sense 5
flood, flowage -- (the act of flooding; filling to overflowing)
       => filling -- (the act of filling something)

Sense 6
flood tide, flood, rising tide -- (the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide); "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare)
       => tide -- (the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon)

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

4 senses of flood

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")
          Phrasal Verb-> flood in#1

Sense 2
flood -- (cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes")
       => cover, spread over -- (form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave")
          Phrasal Verb-> flood out#1

Sense 3
flood, oversupply, glut -- (supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 4
flood -- (become filled to overflowing; "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains")
       => fill, fill up -- (become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly")

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