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in·un·date [inundate inundates inundated inundating] BrE [ˈɪnʌndeɪt] NAmE [ˈɪnʌndeɪt] verb usually passive
1. ~ sb (with sth) to give or send sb so many things that they cannot deal with them all
Syn: ↑overwhelm, Syn: ↑swamp
•We have been inundated with offers of help.
2. ~ sth (formal)to cover an area of land with a large amount of water
•Flood waters inundate the river plain each spring.
Derived Word: ↑inundation
late 16th cent.: (earlier (late Middle English) as inundation) from Latin inundat- ‘flooded’, from the verb inundare, from in- ‘into, upon’ + undare ‘to flow’ (from unda ‘a wave’).
•Fans inundated the radio station with calls.
•Many sheep were lost in the floods and the city was inundated.
•She's inundated with work at the moment.
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