Definition of "Flood" :
noun: a large flow
noun: the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
noun: light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
noun: the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
"A tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune."
noun: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
noun: an overwhelming number or amount
"A flood of requests."
verb: cover with liquid, usually water
"The swollen river flooded the village."
verb: become filled to overflowing
"Our basement flooded during the heavy rains."
verb: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
"The images flooded his mind."
verb: supply with an excess of
"Flood the market with tennis shoes."