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

2 senses of runoff

Sense 1
overflow, runoff, overspill -- (the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity)
       => flow, flowing -- (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

Sense 2
runoff -- (a final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner)
       => election -- (a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight")

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