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

2 senses of overflow

Sense 1
overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over -- (flow or run over (a limit or brim))
       => spill, run out -- (flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table")

Sense 2
bubble over, overflow, spill over -- (overflow with a certain feeling; "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger")
       => seethe, boil -- (be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger")

Antonyms of adj overflowing

1 sense of overflowing

Sense 1
afloat (predicate), awash (predicate), flooded, inundated, overflowing -- (covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub")

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> empty -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

Similarity of adj overflowing

1 sense of overflowing

Sense 1
afloat (predicate), awash (predicate), flooded, inundated, overflowing -- (covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub")
       => full (vs. empty) -- (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing")

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