deluge, flood, inundate, swamp(verb)
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
"the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
inundate, deluge, submerge(verb)
fill or cover completely, usually with water
To cover with large amounts of water; to flood.
The Dutch would sometimes inundate the land to hinder the Spanish army.
The agency was inundated with phone calls.
Origin: From inundo.
to cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town
to fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-un′dāt, or in′-, v.t. to flow upon or over in waves (said of water): to flood: to fill with an overflowing abundance.—adj. Inun′dant, overflowing.—n. Inundā′tion, act of inundating: a flood: an overflowing. [L.,—inundāre, -ātum—in, in, undāre, to rise in waves—unda, a wave.]
The numerical value of inundate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of inundate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- inundarCatalan, Valencian
- hukuttaa, hukkuaFinnish
- zalać, przytłoczyćPolish
- заваливать, залить, завалить, затоплять, затопить, наводнить, заливать, наводнятьRussian
- översvämma, överväldiga, överhopa, tynga nerSwedish
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