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Definition 1: a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid) - [noun denoting event]

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

  • the houses were swept away in the torrent

Synonyms for torrent in the sense of this definition

(torrent is a kind of ...) a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)

"the raft floated downstream on the current" "he felt a stream of air" "the hose ejected a stream of water"

Definition 2: a heavy rain - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for torrent in the sense of this definition

(torrent is a kind of ...) water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

Definition 3: an overwhelming number or amount - [noun denoting quantity]

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

  • a flood of requests
  • a torrent of abuse

Synonyms for torrent in the sense of this definition

(torrent is a kind of ...) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

"a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos" "it must have cost plenty" "a slew of journalists" "a wad of money"

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