- The definition of an influx is an inflow or the arrival of large amounts of people or things.
When twenty people arrive at your house all at the same time, this is an example of an influx.
- a flowing in; inflow, as of a liquid, gas, etc.
- a continual coming in of persons or things: an influx of customers
- the point where a body of water, as a river, joins another body of water
Origin of influxFrench ; from Late Latin influxus ; from past participle of Classical Latin influere: see influence
- A flowing in: an influx of foreign capital.
- A mass arrival or incoming: an influx of visitors to the city; large influxes of refugees.
Origin of influxLate Latin īnflūxus, from Latin, past participle of īnfluere, to flow in; see influence.
(countable and uncountable, plural influxes)
From Latin īnfluxus (“inflow; influence”), from īnfluō (“flow or run into”).