The definition of a flood is an overflowing of water onto normally dry land.(noun)
Flood is defined as to overflow, or put too much liquid into something.(verb)
An example of flood is covering the lawn with water after leaving the sprinklers on all night.
See flood in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME flode < OE flod, akin to Ger flut: for IE base see flow
See flood in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English flod
Origin: , from Old English flōd; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.
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