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1. flood

verb. ['ˈflʌd'] fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid.

Synonyms

  • make full
  • swamp
  • fill
  • deluge
  • inundate

Antonyms

  • influx
  • inflow
  • outflow
  • efflux

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Flood

  • cold-blood
  • lebudde
  • stud
  • spud
  • scud
  • fludd
  • flud
  • ehud
  • crud
  • blood
  • thud
  • sudd
  • rudd
  • rud
  • nudd
  • mudd
  • mud
  • judd
  • hud
  • dudd
  • dud
  • cudd
  • budde
  • budd
  • bud
  • uhde

How do you pronounce flood?

Pronounce flood as fləd.

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Sentences with flood


1. Noun, singular or mass
The most common cause of water damage is from either a weather-related flood or broken water pipes.

2. Adjective
This lets it know if your home presents a risk of flood damage.

3. Verb, base form
Do not flood the stain with the mixture.

Quotes about flood


1. Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don't worry...I'm here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you.
- Charles M. Schulz

2. In the darkness, two shadows, reaching through the hopeless, heavy dusk. Their hands meet, and light spills in a flood like a hundred golden urns pouring out of the sun.
- Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

3. And I'll dance with you in Vienna,I'll be wearing a river's disguise.The hyacinth wild on my shouldermy mouth on the dew of your thighs.And I'll bury my soul in a scrapbook,with the photographs there and the moss.And I'll yield to the flood of your beauty,my cheap violin and my cross.
- Leonard Cohen, Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs

2. flood

noun. ['ˈflʌd'] the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land.

Synonyms

  • alluvion
  • debacle
  • geological phenomenon
  • Noah's flood
  • flashflood
  • the Flood
  • inundation
  • deluge
  • flash flood
  • Noah and the Flood

Antonyms

  • success
  • unite
  • cheer
  • euphemism

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. flood

verb. ['ˈflʌd'] cover with liquid, usually water.

Synonyms

  • swamp
  • submerge
  • flow
  • deluge
  • drench
  • spread over
  • inundate

Antonyms

  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of
  • float

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. flood

noun. ['ˈflʌd'] a large flow.

Synonyms

  • overflow
  • flow
  • outpouring
  • stream

Antonyms

  • distributive
  • orderliness
  • order
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. flood

noun. ['ˈflʌd'] an overwhelming number or amount.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. flood

noun. ['ˈflʌd'] light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography.

Synonyms

  • light source
  • floodlight
  • photographic equipment
  • light
  • photoflood

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • refrain
  • take

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. flood

noun. ['ˈflʌd'] the act of flooding; filling to overflowing.

Synonyms

  • flowage

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • scarcity

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. flood

noun. ['ˈflʌd'] the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide).

Synonyms

  • tide
  • rising tide

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. flood

verb. ['ˈflʌd'] become filled to overflowing.

Synonyms

  • fill up

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ebb

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. flood

verb. ['ˈflʌd'] supply with an excess of.

Synonyms

  • oversupply
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish
  • glut

Antonyms

  • dry
  • unclutter
  • unseal
  • break

Etymology

  • flod (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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