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English verb: inundate

1. inundate (contact) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid


SamplesThe basement was inundated after the storm.
The images flooded his mind.


Synonymsdeluge, flood, swamp


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

2. inundate (change) fill or cover completely, usually with water


ExamplesThe swollen rivers inundate the area with water


Synonymsdeluge, submerge


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flood









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