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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflow, influxnoun

    the process of flowing in


  1. influxnoun

    A flow inward or into something.

    I'll buy a new computer when I get an influx of cash.

  2. Etymology: From influxus, from influo.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. INFLUXnoun

    Etymology: influxus, Latin.

    If once contracted in a systole, by the influx of the spirit, why, the spirits continually flowing in without let, doth it not always remain so? John Ray, on the Creation.

    An elastick fibre, like a bow, the more extended, it restores itself with the greater force: if the spring be destroyed, it is like a bag, only passive as to the influx of the liquid. Arbuthn.

    There is another life after this; and the influx of the knowledge of God, in relation to this everlasting life, is infinitely of moment. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.

    We will enquire whether there be, in the footsteps of nature, any such transmission and influx of immateriate virtues, and what the force of imagination is, either upon the body imaginant, or upon another body. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist.

    Adam, in innocence, might have held, by the continued influx of the divine will and power, a state of immortality. Matthew Hale.

    These two do not so much concern sea-fish, yet they have a great influx upon rivers, ponds, and lakes. Matthew Hale.


  1. influx

    Influx generally refers to an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things, or an inflow of wealth, ideas, etc. It's the act of flowing in, often in a substantial or sudden quantity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Influxnoun

    the act of flowing in; as, an influx of light

  2. Influxnoun

    a coming in; infusion; intromission; introduction; importation in abundance; also, that which flows or comes in; as, a great influx of goods into a country, or an influx of gold and silver

  3. Influxnoun

    influence; power

  4. Etymology: [L. influxus, fr. influere, influxum, to flow in: cf. F. influx. See Influent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Influx

    in′fluks, n. a flowing in: infusion: abundant accession.—n. Influx′ion, infusion. [L. influxusinfluĕre.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Influx

    amount of some me.

    in rush of reports, people, gold

    Submitted by anonymous on July 17, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of influx in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of influx in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of influx in a Sentence


    No man is a complete Sinner nor Saint, we're an influx of both intensities just varying in degrees!

  2. Andrew Farke:

    In most features, it's virtually identical to them, and that's cool because it adds support for this idea that, around 110 million years ago or so, there was a big influx of animals from Asia into North America.

  3. Monica Martinez:

    We have seen an influx of them to the district, one in which no child was denied access to an education, there is no indication that the current incidents have been a result of the influx of unaccompanied children.

  4. Klaas Dijkhoff:

    The 6th of March, the 7th of March is when you can expect the spring influx to rise ... we have until that time to find solutions that mostly involve the Greek-Turkish influx, the border there, if that doesn't lead to lower numbers, we'll have to find other measures and we'll have to do more contingency planning ... That's a very crucial date to see to what extent we succeed in lowering the influx towards Europe as a whole, or we have to take other measures.

  5. Damitha Pathmalal:

    We did a very deep analysis into the consumer cohort and found that the most frequent users are the most price-sensitive consumers,” said Pathmalal. “There isn't going to be an influx of new users... which is a prerequisite for high-growth markets.”

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