overflowing

  • 1 Overflowing — O ver*flow ing, n. An overflow; that which overflows; exuberance; copiousness. [1913 Webster] He was ready to bestow the overflowings of his full mind on anybody who would start a subject. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 overflowing — index cataclysm, copious, demonstrative (expressive of emotion), excess, excessive, full, inordinate, profuse …

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  • 3 Overflowing — Overflow O ver*flow , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overflowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overflowing}.] [AS. oferfl?wan. See {Over}, and {Flow}.] 1. To flow over; to cover woth, or as with, water or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 overflowing — Synonyms and related words: abounding, abundant, affluent, alive with, all sufficing, ample, aplenty, bloated, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, bristling, bursting, choked, congested, copious, countless, crammed, crawling, crowded, crowding,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 5 overflowing — adjective covered with water the main deck was afloat (or awash) the monsoon left the whole place awash a flooded bathroom inundated farmlands an overflowing tub • Syn: ↑afloat, ↑awash, ↑ …

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  • 6 overflowing — noun overflow …

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  • 7 overflowing — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. abundant, in God s plenty, plenteous, bountiful; see plentiful 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Full to the point of flowing over: awash, big, brimful, brimming. See BIG, RICH …

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  • 8 overflowing — n. spillage; abundance, plenitude; surplus, extra; malfunction in which a program tries to store data when there is no free space in the memory (Computers) v. spill over, be filled to the point of flowing over; fill to the point of running over …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 overflowing — a. Abundant, copious, exuberant …

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  • 10 overflowing waters — <u>See</u> flood waters …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 11 abounding inpredicate abounding withpredicate bristling withpredicate full ofpredicate overflowing overflowing withpredicate rich inpredicate rife withpredicate thick withpredicate — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 full to overflowing — completely full …

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  • 13 overflow — overflows, overflowing, overflowed (The verb is pronounced [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)flo͟ʊ[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)floʊ[/t]].) 1) VERB: no passive If a liquid or a river overflows, it flows over the edges of the container or place it is in.… …

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  • 14 o´ver|flow´ing|ly — o|ver|flow «verb. OH vuhr FLOH; noun, adjective. OH vuhr FLOH», verb, flowed, flown, flow|ing, noun, adjective. –v.i. 1. to flow over the bounds: »Rivers often overflow in the spring. 2. to have the contents flowing over: »My cup is overflowing …

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  • 15 o|ver|flow — «verb. OH vuhr FLOH; noun, adjective. OH vuhr FLOH», verb, flowed, flown, flow|ing, noun, adjective. –v.i. 1. to flow over the bounds: »Rivers often overflow in the spring. 2. to have the contents flowing over: »My cup is overflowing …

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  • 16 overflow — o|ver|flow1 [ˌəuvəˈfləu US ˌouvərˈflou] v [I and T] 1.) if a river, lake, or container overflows, it is so full that the liquid or material inside flows over its edges ▪ The drains flooded and water overflowed down the main street. ▪ The river… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 overflow — I UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈfləʊ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈfloʊ] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms overflow : present tense I/you/we/they overflow he/she/it overflows present participle overflowing past tense overflowed past participle overflowed 1) a) to flow… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 overflow — verb (overflowed, overflowed or overflown, overflowing) –verb (i) /oʊvəˈfloʊ / (say ohvuh floh) 1. to flow or run over, as rivers, water, etc. 2. to have the contents flowing over, as an overfull vessel. 3. (sometimes followed by into) to pass… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 overflow — overflowable, adj. overflowingly, adv. v. /oh veuhr floh /; n. /oh veuhr floh /, v., overflowed, overflown, overflowing, n. v.i. 1. to flow or run over, as rivers or water: After the thaw, the river overflows and causes great damage. 2. to have… …

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  • 20 Redundance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Redundance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 redundance redundance Sgm: N 1 too much too much too many Sgm: N 1 superabundance superabundance superfluity superfluence| saturation Sgm: N 1 nimiety nimiety …

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