What does inundate mean?

Definitions for inundateˈɪn ənˌdeɪt, -ʌn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. inundate, deluge, submerge(verb)

    fill or cover completely, usually with water


  1. inundate(Verb)

    To cover with large amounts of water; to flood.

    The Dutch would sometimes inundate the land to hinder the Spanish army.

  2. inundate(Verb)

    To overwhelm.

    The agency was inundated with phone calls.

  3. Origin: From inundo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inundate(verb)

    to cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town

  2. Inundate(verb)

    to fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inundate

    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, -ātumin, in, undāre, to rise in waves—unda, a wave.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inundate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inundate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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