verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to suffer uterine hemorrhage, especially in connection with childbirth.
- to have an excessive menstrual flow.
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Origin of flood
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Example sentences from the Web for flood
The rain which had fallen throughout the day had overflooded the ford by which the American cavalry had passed.
He may be entirely fascinated by the actions on the stage and yet his mind may be overflooded with other ideas.The Photoplay|Hugo Mnsterberg
It overflooded the bund which I had taken the precaution to build between the battery trench and my cavern.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
British Dictionary definitions for flood (1 of 3)
- the inundation of land that is normally dry through the overflowing of a body of water, esp a river
- the state of a river that is at an abnormally high level (esp in the phrase in flood)Related adjective: diluvial
- the rising of the tide from low to high water
- (as modifier)the flood tide Compare ebb (def. 3)
- to bleed profusely from the uterus, as following childbirth
- to have an abnormally heavy flow of blood during a menstrual period