Associations to the word «Deluge»

Wiktionary

DELUGE, noun. A great flood or rain.
DELUGE, noun. An overwhelming amount of something; anything that overwhelms or causes great destruction.
DELUGE, noun. (Military engineering) A damage control system on navy warships which is activated by excessive temperature within the Vertical Launching System.
DELUGE, verb. (transitive) To flood with water.
DELUGE, verb. (transitive) To overwhelm.
DELUGE, proper noun. (Bible) The Biblical flood during the time of Noah.

Dictionary definition

DELUGE, noun. An overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse".
DELUGE, noun. A heavy rain.
DELUGE, noun. The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations".
DELUGE, verb. Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind".
DELUGE, verb. Charge someone with too many tasks.
DELUGE, verb. Fill or cover completely, usually with water.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche