verb (used without object), o·ver·flowed, o·ver·flown, o·ver·flow·ing.
verb (used with object), o·ver·flowed, o·ver·flown, o·ver·flow·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overflowo·ver·flow·a·ble, adjectiveo·ver·flow·ing·ly, adverbun·o·ver·flow·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for overflow
As the Good Time room hit capacity at around 5,000 listeners and overflow rooms quickly filled as well, some people resorted to live-streaming the talk from the Clubhouse app on their phones via more robust platforms like YouTube.
There are some people that use the recycle bin as trash overflow.Jim Fish, CEO of Waste Management, on How the Pandemic Changed Garbage|Eben Shapiro|November 15, 2020|Time
He said the state has 6,000 beds available — including an overflow field hospital at the Baltimore Convention Center — to deal with any surge in hospitalizations.D.C. eases travel restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving while urging caution during holidays|Julie Zauzmer, Ovetta Wiggins, Dana Hedgpeth|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
However, I believe that our society is overflowing with lethal weapons and that we must take action to prevent more dead kids.
Soon his coffers were overflowing with revenue from rubber, palm oil, and ivory.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brash, crass, and overflowing with wiseass attitude, he remains the ultimate postmodern superhero.The King of Postmodern Cool Is Reborn in ‘Ash Vs. The Evil Dead’|Nick Schager|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would appear that when it came to the bottom line, Washington was not overflowing with sympathy.
Even though there is a threadbare concession stand, overflowing picnic baskets abound.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
In that part, it was little better than a morass, from the occasional overflowing of the waters at the rainy seasons.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
And shall pass through Juda, overflowing, and going over shall reach even to the neck.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The night had been very wet, for large pools of water had collected in the road and the kennels were overflowing.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Overflowing with blissful excitement, I rushed into the house to tell mother the joyful news.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman