Definition of Flood


  • the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
    "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
    - flood tide - rising tide
  • the act of flooding
    filling to overflowing
  • a large flow
  • light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam
    used in photography
    - flood lamp
  • an overwhelming number or amount
    "a flood of requests"
    "a torrent of abuse"
  • the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    "plains fertilized by annual inundations"


  • become filled to overflowing
    "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"
  • supply with an excess of
    "flood the market with tennis shoes"
    "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
  • cover with liquid, usually water
    "The swollen river flooded the village"
    "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
  • fill quickly beyond capacity
    as with a liquid
    "the basement was inundated after the storm"
    "The images flooded his mind"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble flood

19 unscramble word found using the letters flood.

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