Synonyms of flooding


1. implosion therapy, flooding, behavior therapy, behavior modification

usage: a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them


1. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp, fill, fill up, make full

usage: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

2. flood, cover, spread over

usage: cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"

3. flood, oversupply, glut, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"

4. flood, fill, fill up

usage: become filled to overflowing; "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"

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