1. runoff

noun. ['ˈrʌˌnɔf'] the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity.


  • flow
  • flowing
  • overspill


  • inflow
  • outflow
  • efflux
  • motionlessness

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Words that Rhyme with Runoff

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  • romanoff
  • romanov
  • shernoff
  • spinoff
  • stroganoff
  • tarnoff
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  • zuganov

Example sentences of the word runoff

1. Noun, singular or mass
The top of the seat should have a slight slope to facilitate runoff toward the drain.

2. Verb, base form
Soils become more vulnerable to runoff from rainfall and nutrient content is degraded.

2. runoff

noun. ['ˈrʌˌnɔf'] a final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner.


  • ebb