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Definition 1: a large flow - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for overflow in the sense of this definition

(overflow is a kind of ...) the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

(... is a kind of overflow ) flow under pressure

Definition 2: the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for overflow in the sense of this definition

(overflow is a kind of ...) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

Definition 3: overflow with a certain feeling - [verb of emotion]

Samples where overflow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children bubbled over with joy
  • My boss was bubbling over with anger

Synonyms for overflow in the sense of this definition

(overflow is a kind of ...) be in an agitated emotional state

"The customer was seething with anger"

Definition 4: flow or run over (a limit or brim) - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for overflow in the sense of this definition

(overflow is a kind of ...) flow, run or fall out and become lost

"The milk spilled across the floor" "The wine spilled onto the table"

(... is a kind of overflow ) to overflow like a geyser

(overflow implies ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

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