batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)
a sudden forceful flow
the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
A river flood; an overflow or inundation.
A sudden rush or increase.
Origin: Of Celtic origin; compare Irish speid.
a river flood; an overflow or inundation
Origin: [Of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. speid.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Spait, spāt, n. a sudden flood, as in a stream after heavy rain. [Prob. Ir. speid.]
The numerical value of spate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of spate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of spate in a Sentence
We are challengers rather than incumbents, so this spate of reviews is more of an opportunity than a risk.
The Education Ministry is taking the recent spate of 'poisoned track' cases on campuses in a number of locations very seriously.
A huge reason was that there was a huge spate of homeowners using their guns against intruders. More people have guns and it’s making burglars cautious.
This is a trend we only anticipate growing in light of many factors, including this spate of state-level provisions on access that are resulting in clinic closures.
The recent spate of attacks by militants disrupting oil and power installations will not distract us from engaging leaders in the region in addressing Niger Delta problems.
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