Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “flood”

See all translations

flood

verb [I or T] (COVER WITH WATER)
淹没
 
 
/flʌd/
to cause to fill or become covered with water, especially in a way that causes problems
(使)充满水;(使)淹没
Our washing machine broke down yesterday and flooded the kitchen.
我们的洗衣机昨天坏了,把厨房里弄得净是水。
The whole town flooded when the river burst its banks.
河水决堤,整个镇子都淹了。
Several families living by the river were flooded out (= forced to leave their houses because they became covered with water).
住在河边的几户人家因洪水被迫撤离。
Floods, tides and currentsEnclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of flood verb (COVER WITH WATER) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “flood” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More