Inundated
Inundate 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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