verb (used with object), in·un·dat·ed, in·un·dat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM inundatein·un·da·tion [in-uhn-dey-shuhn, -uhn-] /ˌɪn ənˈdeɪ ʃən, -ʌn-/ nounin·un·da·tor, nounin·un·da·to·ry [in-uhn-duh-tawr-ee], /ɪnˈʌn dəˌtɔr i/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for inundate
Incoming queries from the FBI, Epik and journalists writing about TheDonald’s role in the Capitol attack inundated Williams, for whom moderating the site already had become something of a full-time job.TheDonald’s owner speaks out on why he finally pulled plug on hate-filled site|Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
In the Northwest, dam building during the New Deal inundated the homes, fishing sites and lands of many Indigenous peoples, including the Spokane, Wasco and Colville Nations.Breaking up Big Tech can’t save American democracy by itself|Jordan Howell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
Often, it leads to restaurants, some of which never offered delivery in the first place, being inundated with unexpected orders that might be based on outdated menus, and customers complaining when their orders are canceled.
It’s one thing to address, and another thing to inundate students with this.How a high school principal in Oregon is helping her school process the Capitol siege|Lydia Belanger|January 9, 2021|Fortune
Most people on our team are inundated with requests from other teams or other people.“I started crying”: Inside Timnit Gebru’s last days at Google—and what happens next|Karen Hao|December 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Now it has a different meaning: to inundate someone with profanity and insults.
“Flaming” was one of the first, meaning to inundate someone with email spam.
Without sea-level rise, a 100-year flood would inundate portions of the subway system, the report found.
It is enough that the sea rises or falls by a foot, to inundate vast shores, or to restore them to cultivation and plenty.'Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)|John Morley
Did a flood of emigration inundate the frontier with an amount of consumers disproportioned to the supply of grain?Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone|Cecil B. Hartley
Her pure serenity revolted against the currents of life sweeping down upon her, threatening to inundate her.The Happy End|Joseph Hergesheimer
They were going to inundate the country, they were going to be a very serious proposition indeed.The Sword of Deborah|F. Tennyson Jesse
It is subject to violent floods, which inundate the surrounding country for a distance of 10 to 20 m.