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  1. flood

    • IPA[fləd]


    • n.
      an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land;the biblical flood brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of the human race (Gen. 6 ff.).
    • v.
      cover or submerge (a place or area) with water;become covered or submerged with water
    • verb: flood, 3rd person present: floods, gerund or present participle: flooding, past tense: flooded, past participle: flooded

    • noun: flood, plural noun: floods

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    • 1. cover or submerge (a place or area) with water the dam burst, flooding a small town watching her father flood their backyard skating rink 同義詞 inundate, swamp, deluge, immerse, submerge, ... 更多
    • become covered or submerged with water part of the vessel flooded Sarah's eyes flooded with tears
    • drive someone out of their home or business with a flood most of the families who have been flooded out will receive compensation
    • (of a river or sea) become swollen and overflow (its banks) the river flooded its banks the river will flood if it gets much worse 同義詞 overflow, burst its banks, brim over, run over, rareoverbrim, ... 更多
    • overfill the carburetor of (an engine) with fuel, causing the engine to fail to start.
    • 2. arrive in overwhelming amounts or quantities sunlight flooded in at the windows congratulatory messages flooded in 同義詞 pour, stream, surge, swarm, pile, ... 更多反義詞 trickle
    • completely fill or suffuse she flooded the room with light
    • overwhelm or swamp with large amounts or quantities our switchboard was flooded with calls 同義詞 glut, swamp, saturate, oversupply, overfill, ... 更多