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1flood/ˈflʌd/noun
pluralfloods
1flood
/ˈflʌd/
noun
pluralfloods
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.
2flood/ˈflʌd/verb
floodsfloodedflooding
2flood
/ˈflʌd/
verb
floodsfloodedflooding
Learner's definition of FLOOD  
: to cover (land) with a flood
[+ object]
[no object]
   b [no object] : to become filled or covered by a flood
[+ object] 
: to fill (something) completely
   b : 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)
[+ object]
[no object]
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