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  • nounoverwhelming flow, quantity
  • verbinundate or submerge

synonyms for flood

  • deluge
  • downpour
  • flow
  • glut
  • spate
  • stream
  • surge
  • tide
  • torrent
  • tsunami
  • wave
  • Niagara
  • abundance
  • alluvion
  • bore
  • bounty
  • cataclysm
  • cataract
  • current
  • drift
  • eager
  • excess
  • flux
  • freshet
  • inundation
  • multitude
  • outpouring
  • overflow
  • plenty
  • pour
  • profusion
  • rush
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • surplus
  • drencher
  • outgushing
See also synonyms for: flooded / flooding
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antonyms for flood

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  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • lack
  • need
  • want
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How to use flood in a sentence

As a result, poorer municipalities have less access to preparedness money for storms and floods.
FEMA SPENDS MORE PREPARING FOR TERRORISM THAN HURRICANESRACHEL SCHALLOMAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
When you’ve got a few billion years to work with, it’s very possible that each valley experienced everything from glacial erosion to lava flows to surging floods under silver skies.
MARS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THE WARM, WET PLANET WE THOUGHT IT WASNEEL PATELAUGUST 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The mayor of Imperial Beach, a border city blighted by frequent beach closures due to Tijuana River sewage runoff, says he needs short-term solutions for the floods his residents face while the federal government makes its decision.
LOCAL GROUPS PAUSE TIJUANA SEWAGE LAWSUITS, BUT SOLUTIONS ARE STILL FAR OFFMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
With rains and storms, a river flood might have swept the dino’s body out to sea.
FOSSIL STOMACH REVEALS A DINOSAUR’S LAST MEALCAROLYN WILKEJULY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Too much rain can result in floods that destroy homes and lives.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT RAINBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Various impulses urged him into a pouring flood of words; yet he gave expression to none of them.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And as a flood hath watered the earth; so shall his wrath inherit the nations, that have not sought after him.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Flood”—Cleveland vetoed an unprecedented number of bills during his term.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
It was a rather depressed stock-hand, name of Flood, who blew cigarette smoke out over the brow of Writing-Stone that evening.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Only in the sensational moments of famine, flood or pestilence was a general social effort called forth.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOOD

  • barrage
  • deluge
  • flood
  • inundation
  • landslide
  • landslip
  • snowslide
  • torrent
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