What is another word for inundate?

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[ ˈɪnəndˌe͡ɪt], [ ˈɪnəndˌe‍ɪt], [ ˈɪ_n_ə_n_d_ˌeɪ_t]

Inundate is a verb that means to flood or overwhelm. Some synonyms for inundate include: 1. Deluge - a sudden and heavy rainfall or an overwhelming amount of something. 2. Overwhelm - to overpower or be too much to handle. 3. Submerge - to sink or be covered in water. 4. Drown - to be submerged or overwhelmed by water or an excessive amount of information. 5. Swamped - a feeling of being inundated or overwhelmed by tasks or responsibilities. 6. Flooded - to be covered or inundated with water. 7. Overrun - to be taken over or overwhelmed, often by unexpected events. 8. Buried - to be overwhelmed to the point of being buried or hidden. 9. Saturate - to soak or fill completely. 10. Engulf - to surround or cover completely, often with a sense of danger or threat.

Related words: flood, inundation, inundated, water logged, drowning

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    What are the opposite words for inundate?

    Inundate is a verb that means to overwhelm or flood with things, emotions or ideas. Antonyms for the word inundate include words like dry out, dehydrate, evacuate, empty, remove, drain, and desiccate. To dry out means to remove any moisture or water present, and to dehydrate means to remove water from something. Evacuate means to empty or leave a place due to danger or an emergency situation. Empty means to remove everything from a container or area, while to remove means to take something away from a place. Drain means to remove water or other liquids from a place or object, and to desiccate means to dry up or remove moisture from something.

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    Usage examples for Inundate

    These muddy men in khaki are engaged in checking and draining off an unclean flood which, were it not for them, would soon inundate all Europe.
    "Italy at War and the Allies in the West"
    E. Alexander Powell
    These tides are not merely confined to the coasts; they penetrate for miles up the courses of rivers; they periodically inundate great estuaries.
    "The Story of the Heavens"
    Robert Stawell Ball
    Places which are quite healthful in the dry weather, such as Gaberones and the rest of the upper valley of the rivers Notwani and Limpopo in eastern Bechuanaland, then become dangerous, because they lie on the banks of streams which inundate the lower grounds.
    "Impressions of South Africa"
    James Bryce

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