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flood

 
Noun flood has 6 senses
  1. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion - the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
    --1 is a kind of geological phenomenon
    --1 has particulars: debacle; flash flood, flashflood
    Derived forms: verb flood4, verb flood2, verb flood1
  2. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent - an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
    --2 is a kind of batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew
    Derived form: verb flood3
  3. flood, floodlight, flood lamp, photoflood - light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
    --3 is a kind of light, light source
    --3 is a part of photographic equipment
  4. flood, overflow, outpouring - a large flow
    --4 is a kind of flow, stream
    --4 has particulars: effusion
  5. flood, flowage - the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
    --5 is a kind of filling
    Derived forms: verb flood4, verb flood1
  6. flood - the inward flow of the tide; "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
    --6 is a kind of
    flow, flowing
    --6 is a part of flood tide, rising tide
Verb flood has 4 senses
  1. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp - fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
    --1 is one way to fill, fill up, make full
    Derived forms: noun flood5, noun flood1, noun flooding1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something with something
  2. flood - cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
    --2 is one way to
    cover, spread over
    Derived form: noun flood1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. flood, oversupply, glut - supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
    --3 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun flood2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  4. flood - become filled to overflowing; "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"
    --4 is one way to
    fill, fill up
    Derived forms: noun flood5, noun flood1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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