flood

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1 flood /ˈflʌd/ noun
plural floods
1 flood
/ˈflʌd/
noun
plural floods
Learner's definition of FLOOD
[count] : a large amount of water covering an area of land that is usually dry
the Flood : a flood described in the Bible as covering the earth in the time of Noah
[singular] : a large amount of things that come or happen at the same time

in flood

◊ A river that is in flood has so much water in it that it may flow over its banks and flood the land next to it.
◊ The phrase in full flood is sometimes used figuratively to describe the time when something is most active, successful, etc.
2 flood /ˈflʌd/ verb
floods; flooded; flooding
2 flood
/ˈflʌd/
verb
floods; flooded; flooding
Learner's definition of FLOOD
: to cover (land) with a flood
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[no object]
[no object] : to become filled or covered by a flood
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: to fill (something) completely
: to cause (something) to receive or take in a large amount of things at the same time
[no object] : to go or come in large numbers or as a large amount
: to cause too much fuel to go into (an engine)
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[no object]
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