Definition Of surge


(of a crowd or a natural force) move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward.

the journalists surged forward

a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the waves or tide.

flooding caused by tidal surges

Example Of surge

  • surge of blood

  • A fleeting surge of pride filled her for a second, but it was quickly displaced by disappointment.

  • A power surge pulsed from the handle, causing the glow to explode around Zach.

  • About an hour ago I felt a surge of emotion encompassing me.

  • After decades with barely a mention, the game seems to have experienced a huge surge in popularity.

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