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

2 senses of inundate

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
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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