Synonyms of swamp


1. swamp, swampland, wetland

usage: low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog

2. swamp, situation

usage: a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables; "he was trapped in a medical swamp"


1. swamp, drench, flood

usage: drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor"

2. 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"

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Definition and meaning of swamp (Dictionary)