flood

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'flood', 'Flood': /flʌd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/flʌd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(flud)


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flood

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [devastating, huge, major, flash] flood
  2. a flood in [Washington]
  3. a flood in the [house, garage, kitchen, bathroom, basement]
  4. the worst flood in [history, Europe, many decades]
  5. [rescued, pulled, salvaged] from the flood
  6. [destroyed, damaged, swept away, wrecked] by the flood
  7. was [destroyed] in the flood
  8. has been [struck, hit, devastated] by floods
  9. the flood swept through the [village, town, city]
  10. the flood claimed countless [victims, lives]
  11. (known) [survivors, victims] of the flood
  12. [barriers, levees, dams, structures] to prevent floods
  13. the [rain, storm, hurricane] caused a flood (in)
  14. [flustered, swamped, overwhelmed] by a flood of [questions, information]
  15. a flood of [tears, emotions, memories]
v
  1. flooded from the [rain, storm, river]
  2. [the building, the town, the road, homes] flooded
  3. [the building] had flooded
  4. flooded the engine
  5. [it all, the memories, feelings] came flooding back
  6. reports are flooding in [of, that, about]
  7. [visitors, donations] are flooding in (from all over)
  8. people are flooding to the [town, stage, event]
  9. [feelings, thoughts, ideas] came flooding in
  10. her eyes flooded with tears
  11. flood the room with light
  12. the room flooded with light
n as adj
  1. flood [alerts, watch, control, prevention]
  2. flood [survivors, victims]
  3. [open, close, erect] the flood barriers
  4. provide flood [aid, relief, support]
  5. the [car, house, town] suffered flood damage
  6. a [high, low] flood-risk area
adv
  1. a flood-damaged [car]
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