- vt. 淹没；充满；溢出
- vi. 涌出；涌进；为水淹没
- n. 洪水；泛滥；一大批
- n. (Flood)人名；(英)弗勒德；(瑞典、芬)弗洛德
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
来自PIE*pleu, 流动，词源同flow, float, pluvial. 用来指洪水。
- flood: [OE] Flood goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *flōthuz, which also produced German flut, Dutch vloed, and Swedish flod ‘flood’. It was derived ultimately from Indo- European *plō-, a variant of *pleu- ‘flow, float’ which also produced English fleet, float, fly, fledge, and fowl.
=> fleet, float, fly, fowl
- flood (n.)
- Old English flōd "a flowing of water, tide, an overflowing of land by water, a deluge, Noah's Flood; mass of water, river, sea, wave," from Proto-Germanic *floduz "flowing water, deluge" (cognates: Old Frisian flod, Old Norse floð, Middle Dutch vloet, Dutch vloed, German Flut, Gothic flodus), from the source of Old English flowan, from PIE verbal root *pleu- "to flow, float, swim" (see pluvial). In early modern English often floud. Figurative use, "a great quantity, a sudden abundance," by mid-14c.
- flood (v.)
- 1660s, "to overflow" (transitive), from flood (n.). Intransitive sense "to rise in a flood" is from 1755. Related: Flooded; flooding.
- 1. Infectious diseases are spreading among many of the flood victims.
- 2. The flood of cars has now slowed to a trickle.
- 3. The sight of him entering a room could flood her with desire.
- 4. Flood waters washed away one of the main bridges in Pusan.
- 5. He received a flood of letters from irate constituents.
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