Noun


1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

usage: an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

2. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, rain, rainfall

usage: a heavy rain

3. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion, geological phenomenon

usage: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

Verb


1. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp, fill, fill up, make full

usage: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

2. overwhelm, deluge, flood out, charge, saddle, burden

usage: charge someone with too many tasks

3. inundate, deluge, submerge, flood

usage: fill or cover completely, usually with water

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