flooded flooded  /f ˈlə dəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) covered with water

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After the river breached, it headed south and soon flooded the villages in its path.
  2. A man carries a girl on his shoulders as he wades through a flooded street in Gonaives, Haiti, Monday, Sept.
  3. Washed-out roads and flooded interstate highways around Atlanta added to the misery Tuesday after days of torrential rain in the Southeast that claimed at least eight lives.

News

  1. At least 3 rescued, neighborhoods flooded

    In Franklin County, N.Y., the rising Salmon River resulted in a handful of rescue operations, but more flooded basements. County emergency officials said Fort Covington, N.Y., saw the worst of these June floods. A State of Emergency was declared in the county Wednesday. “I knew that with all the rain this week it was only a matter of time,” said Susan Scott. She lives across the street from the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  2. Several downtown streets flooded following area storms

    Residents are reporting several streets in downtown are flooded following storms that started Tuesday afternoon.Pictures from viewers show flooded streets in the area of North Market Street.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Live 5 News Charleston

  3. If your Lincolnshire property flooded, officials want to hear from you

    Weeks after parts of the town flooded, Lincolnshire officials want local residents to help them develop a flood mitigation plan. The team will identify steps that can be taken to prevent flood damage and ways to improve safety during a natural disaster, officials said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. "Having toured many of the flooded areas and seen the impact of the extremely wet conditions first hand, we realized the urgent need for this additional support," said Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud. "This year has brought...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bob Bjornerud Source: Lethbridge Herald

  2. "I'm probably going to call him this morning. I thought he would probably be up late. I heard that his - that his phone lines were pretty well were flooded. But I think we're going to be spending some time together," McCain told the network.
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: NPR

  3. "Then, one night, listening to a visiting evangelist preach, I knew God was speaking to me," Humbard said in his autobiography. "I walked down the aisle and knelt at the altar and opened my heart to Jesus Christ. Light flooded my soul and I...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Rex Humbard Source: Forbes

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