Synonyms of flood in English:

flood


See definition of flood

noun

1‘several villages were cut off by the flood’

SYNONYMS

inundation, swamping, deluge

torrent, overflow, flash flood, freshet

downpour, cloudburst

British spate

2‘she came home in a flood of tears’

SYNONYMS

outpouring, torrent, rush, stream, gush, surge, cascade, flow

3‘a flood of complaints’

SYNONYMS

succession, series, string, chain

barrage, volley, battery

avalanche, torrent, stream, tide, spate, storm, shower, cascade, wave, rush, outpouring

ANTONYMS

trickle


verb

1‘the dam burst, flooding a small town’

SYNONYMS

inundate, swamp, deluge, immerse, submerge, drown, engulf

2‘the major river in the area has already flooded’

SYNONYMS

overflow, burst its banks, brim over, run over

rare overbrim, disembogue

3‘imports were allowed to flood the domestic market’

SYNONYMS

glut, swamp, saturate, oversupply, overfill, overload, overwhelm

4‘congratulatory messages flooded in’

SYNONYMS

pour, stream, surge, swarm, pile, crowd, throng

ANTONYMS

trickle