inundate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin inundō, from undō, from unda (wave).

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inundate (third-person singular simple present inundates, present participle inundating, simple past and past participle inundated)

  1. To cover with large amounts of water; to flood.
    The Dutch would sometimes inundate the land to hinder the Spanish army.
  2. To overwhelm.
    The agency was inundated with phone calls.

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Adverb[edit]

inundate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of inundi

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

inundāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of inundō