Definition Of flood
an outpouring of tears or emotion.
Rose burst into such a flood of tears and sobs as I had never seen
an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land.
in a thousand miles the flood destroyed every bridge
arrive in overwhelming amounts or quantities.
congratulatory messages flooded in
cover or submerge (a place or area) with water.
the dam burst, flooding a small town
Example Of flood
a flood barrier
a constant flood of callers
A lifelong fan - he queued in a sleeping bag to see Leeds in the 1965 Cup Final - Ridsdale could sense one of those tides which, taken at the flood , lead on to fortune.
Accurate or not, the flood of bad news appears to be reaching some kind of crescendo.
Additional samples were collected near Nauset Inlet on flood and ebb tides and during the day and night at Nauset Harbor and Town Cove stations.