Definition of Flood in English :
Define Flood in English
Flood meaning in English
Meaning of Flood in English
Pronunciation of Flood in English
Flood pronunciation in English
Pronounce Flood in Englishsee synonyms of flood
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
Example Sentences:'plains fertilized by annual inundations'
an overwhelming number or amount
Example Sentences:'a flood of requests''a torrent of abuse'
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
Example Sentences:'a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune'
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
Example Sentences:'the basement was inundated after the storm''The images flooded his mind'
cover with liquid, usually water
Example Sentences:'The swollen river flooded the village''The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes'
supply with an excess of
Example Sentences:'flood the market with tennis shoes''Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient'
become filled to overflowing
Example Sentences:'Our basement flooded during the heavy rains'
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