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Definition of "inundate" []

  • To cover with water, especially floodwaters. (verb-transitive)
  • To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp: The theater was inundated with requests for tickets. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inundate" in a sentence
  • "Richard let the power, the magic, the rage of the sword inundate him, storm through him, just to feel something."
  • "Denzil Lush, Senior Judge said the Government had failed to anticipate the volume of work that would "inundate" the tribunal that rules on the financial affairs and medical treatment of the elderly and mentally ill, or the "burden" it would place on staff."
  • "The group currently is focusing on Lake Tahoe, where there are two snowmobile companies that "inundate" Spooner Summit and Brockway Summit, founder Marcus Libkind said."