Synonyms of flood in English:

flood


See US English definition of flood

See UK English definition of flood

See Spanish definition of inundación

noun

1‘several villages were cut off by the flood’

SYNONYMS
inundation, swamping, deluge
torrent, overflow, flash flood, freshet
downpour, cloudburst
British spate

2‘she came home in a flood of tears’

SYNONYMS
outpouring, torrent, rush, stream, gush, surge, cascade, flow

3‘a flood of complaints’

SYNONYMS
succession, series, string, chain
barrage, volley, battery
avalanche, torrent, stream, tide, spate, storm, shower, cascade, wave, rush, outpouring
ANTONYMS

trickle


verb

1‘the dam burst, flooding a small town’

SYNONYMS
inundate, swamp, deluge, immerse, submerge, drown, engulf

2‘the major river in the area has already flooded’

SYNONYMS
overflow, burst its banks, brim over, run over
rare overbrim, disembogue

3‘imports were allowed to flood the domestic market’

SYNONYMS
glut, swamp, saturate, oversupply, overfill, overload, overwhelm

4‘congratulatory messages flooded in’

SYNONYMS
pour, stream, surge, swarm, pile, crowd, throng
ANTONYMS

trickle