What is another word for torrent?

380 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ tˈɒɹənt], [ tˈɒɹənt], [ t_ˈɒ_ɹ_ə_n_t]

Torrent is a word that defines a heavy downpour or an overwhelming flood of water. However, there are numerous synonyms for the word torrent depending on the context. For instance, in the context of technology, the word torrent means a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file-sharing protocol. Therefore, synonyms that can be used for that context include P2P networks, File-sharing protocol, or BitTorrent. In contrast, in the context of a heavy downpour or an overwhelming flood, synonyms can include deluge, flood, inundation, or overflow. Although the synonyms for the word torrent differ depending on the context, they all suggest high intensity or vastness of something.

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What are the hypernyms for Torrent?

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What are the opposite words for torrent?

Torrent, often associated with heavy rainfalls and powerful streams of water, has a range of antonyms that denote weaker water currents or even lack thereof. Some of these antonyms include trickle, droplet, and drip, which refer to small and slow movements of water. Other antonyms for torrent are drought, aridity, and dehydration, which denote a scarcity or absence of water. Additionally, some antonyms of torrent can be found in figurative language, such as calm, peace, and tranquility. These words suggest a state of serenity contrary to the chaos and violence attributed to a torrent.

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Usage examples for Torrent

Miss Archer's arraignment had been a most unpleasant surprise, and in discussing it among themselves afterward, Helen Thornton had caused Mignon to pour forth a torrent of biting words by saying sulkily, that if Mignon had let Ellen Seymour alone everything would have been all right.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
How I arose, gained my legs, and was swept away by the dense torrent of the populace, are events of which I am very far from clear.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
They appeared to know what it was advisable to do, but they stopped just a moment on the edge of the torrent, for which nobody could have blamed them.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

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