Meaning of flood

Definition of flood

(noun) the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide); "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
(verb) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
become filled to overflowing; "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"

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