Textual thesaurus for "flood"

(noun) outpouring, overflow

a large flow

(noun) flowage

the act of flooding; filling to overflowing

(noun) photoflood, flood lamp, floodlight

light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography

(noun) rising tide, flood tide

the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)

a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune -Shakespeare

(noun) inundation, deluge, alluvion

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

plains fertilized by annual inundations

(noun) torrent, deluge, inundation

an overwhelming number or amount

a flood of requests; a torrent of abuse

(verb) swamp, inundate, deluge

fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

the basement was inundated after the storm; The images flooded his mind

(verb) oversupply, glut

supply with an excess of

flood the market with tennis shoes; Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient