inundate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈɪnʌndeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyinundate
he/she/itinundates
present participleinundating
past tenseinundated
past participleinundated
  1. 1
    to send or provide much more of something than someone can easily deal with
    be inundated with/by something:

    We’ve been inundated with calls from angry listeners.

  2. 2
    formal to cover an area of land with water

derived word

inundation

 

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/ˌɪnʌnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularinundation
pluralinundations