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Overview of noun surge

The noun surge has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) rush, spate, surge, upsurge

(a sudden forceful flow)

2. (2) surge, upsurge

(a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime")

3. billow, surge

(a large sea wave)


Overview of verb surge

The verb surge has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (8) billow, surge, heave

(rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward")

2. (1) soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom

(rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen")

3. (1) tide, surge

(rise or move forward; "surging waves")

4. (1) scend, surge

(rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged")

5. surge

(see one's performance improve; "He levelled the score and then surged ahead")

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