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Other Inundate Definition

[v] fill or cover completely, usually with water
[v] fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

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fill, fill up, flood, flood in, make full

Misc. Definitions

\In*un"date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inundated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inundating}.] [L. inundatus, p. p. of inundare to inundate; pref. in- in + undare to rise in waves, to overflow, fr. unda a wave. See {Undulate}.]
1. To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town.
2. To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit. Syn: To overflow; deluge; flood; overwhelm; submerge; drown.

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