- act of flowing in.
- an inflow (opposed to outflux): an influx of tourists.
- the place at which one stream flows into another or into the sea.
- the mouth of a stream.
Origin of influx
Synonyms for influxSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for influxarrival, introduction, invasion, incursion, inflow, entrance, inundation, penetration, convergence, inrush
Examples from the Web for influx
Contemporary Examples of influx
By the early 1960s, Las Vegas enjoyed an influx of casino employees with experience in Havana.
The influx of talent behind the tables and in the showrooms was undeniable.
He still held out hope in Georgia because changing demographics, particularly the influx of Latinos.Southern Dems Won’t Rise Again
December 5, 2014
Besides, if DACA were to blame for the influx, it would have happened two years earlier when the policy was enacted.The New Texas Governor’s Cynical Immigration Threat
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
December 1, 2014
The fragile peace in Ukraine is being threatened by an influx of gear and armed men.Thousands of Putin’s Troops Now in Ukraine, Analysts Say
November 11, 2014
Historical Examples of influx
For this communication is an influx of the Divine mind into our mind.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A correspondent revolution in things will attend the influx of the spirit.Nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We hail with no alarm whatever the influx of colored men from the South.Negro Migration during the War
Emmett J. Scott
He has got it into his head that the one thing to be afraid of is the influx of population.Recollections
David Christie Murray
Precautionary measures to be adopted against the influx of Chinese.The Philippine Islands
- the arrival or entry of many people or things
- the act of flowing in; inflow
- the mouth of a stream or river
Word Origin for influx
1620s, from French influx (1540s) or directly from Late Latin influxus "a flowing in," from past participle stem of influere "to flow in" (see influence). Originally of rivers, air, light, spiritual light, etc.; used of people from 1650s.