NounFlood (plural Floods)
- A (usually disastrous) overflow of water from a lake or other body of water due to excessive rainfall or other input of water.
- (figuratively) A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.
- A floodlight
- To overflow.
- To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.
- (figuratively) To provide (someone or something) with a larger number or quantity of something than can easily be dealt with.
- (Internet, computing) To paste numerous lines of text to a chat system in order to disrupt the conversation.
Adjectives for Flood
intoxicating; impetuous; sluggish; vitreous; soaking; mighty; torrential; creeping; short-lived; devastating; human; babbling; spring; savory; copious; seething; passing; brackish; fearful; crystal; maddened; foaming; phenomenal; raging; steaming; shining; redundant; weltering; unfathomable; shaded; disastrous; shallow; uncurling; surging; horned; isle-fretted; moon-lit; breaking; all-destroying advancing; overflowing; post-glacial drenching; shedding; glowing; turbid sparkling; storied; wondrous; full; eternal main; wasteful; lashing; fiery; glassy; urgent; tranquil; azure; furious; unbroken frigid; ice-imprisoned; tropical; roaring all-engulfing; gathering; clearest; fretful unwelcome; poured-out; eddying; vaporous theoretic; wandering; widespread.
Verbs for Flood
abate—; ameliorate—; check—; dam—; guard against—s; halt—; mitigate—; recoil from—; stem—; swirl with—; unloose—; —cripples; —devastates; —inundates; — overwhelms; —recedes; —submerges; — sweeps away.
Adverbs for Flood
fatally; partially; impetuously; torrentially; devastatingly; untamably; copiously; seethingly; foamingly; phenomenally; ragingly; disastrously; drenchingly; sparklingly; furiously; roaringly; eddyingly.
Synonyms for Flood
outburst flood, abundance, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, acres, addition, advance, affluence, aggrandizement, alluvion, alluvium, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplification, amplitude, appreciation, arc, arc light, army, ascent, augmentation, avalanche, bags, ballooning, barrels, be prodigal with, bloating, bonanza, boom, boost, bountifulness, bountiousness, brash, broadening, buildup, bumper crop, burst of rain, bushel, cascade, cataclysm, cataract, choke, cloudburst, cluster, cohue, color filter, copiousness, countlessness, course, cover, crescendo, crowd, crush, current, debacle, deluge, development, dimmer, dip, direct tide, downfall, downflow, downpour, drencher, drift, drown, duck, dunk, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, edema, elevation, embarras de richesses, engulf, engulfment, enlargement, enough, excess, expansion, extension, extravagance, extravagancy, exuberance, fertility, fill, float, floats, flock, flood the market, flood tide, flooding, floodlight, flow, flow back, flow in, flow on, flow out, flush, flux, flux and reflux, foison, footlights, foots, fresh, freshet, full measure, full tide, fullness, gain, galaxy, gelatin, generosity, generousness, glut, great abundance, great plenty, greatening, growth, gush, gushing rain, heap, heavy rain, high tide, high water, hike, horde, host, immerse, increase, increment, inflation, inundate, inundation, issue, jam, jump, klieg light, know no bounds, landslide, lavishness, leap, legion, liberality, liberalness, light plot, lights, limelight, load, lots, low tide, low water, lunar tide, luxuriance, luxuriate, make, marquee, mass, maximum, medium, mob, money to burn, more than enough, mountain, mounting, much, multiplication, multitude, myriad, myriads, neap, neap tide, nimiety, numerousness, ocean, oceans, opposite tide, opulence, opulency, outpouring, overabound, overabundance, overaccumulation, overbounteousness, overbrim, overcopiousness, overdose, overequip, overflow, overflowing, overfurnish, overgrow, overlavish, overlavishness, overluxuriance, overmeasure, overmuchness, overnumerousness, overplentifulness, overplenty, overpopulation, overprofusion, overprovender, overprovide, overprovision, overrun, overrunning, oversell, overspill, overspread, overstock, oversufficiency, oversupply, overswarm, overwhelm, panoply, peck, permeate, plash, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plenty, plethora, pour, pour on, pour out, pour over, press, prevalence, prodigality, productiveness, profuseness, profusion, proliferation, pullulate, quantities, quantity, rabble, rain, rainburst, rainspout, rainstorm, raise, redundancy, refluence, reflux, regurgitate, repleteness, repletion, rich harvest, rich vein, richness, riot, riotousness, rip, riptide, rise, river, rout, ruck, run, run over, run riot, rush, satiety, saturate, scads, scud, sea, set, shower, slop, slosh, sluice, snowballing, soaker, soaking rain, solar tide, spate, spill, spill out, spill over, spillage, spot, spotlight, spout, spread, spring tide, stream, submerge, submersion, substantiality, substantialness, superabound, superabundance, superfluity, superflux, surfeit, surge, surge back, surplus, swamp, swarm, sweep, swelling, teem, teemingness, thalassometer, the Deluge, the Flood, throng, tidal amplitude, tidal current, tidal current chart, tidal flow, tidal range, tidal wave, tide, tide chart, tide gate, tide gauge, tide race, tide rip, tidewater, tideway, tons, torrent, torrent of rain, trend, tumescence, up, upping, upsurge, upswing, uptrend, upturn, volume, washout, waterflood, waterspout, waxing, wealth, whelm, whelming, widening, world, worlds
- (Internet slang) A flood of superflous text messages