Meaning of “inundate” in the English Dictionary

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inundateverb [ T ]

us /ˈɪn·ʌnˌdeɪt/

to bring to a place or person too much of something, so that it cannot be dealt with:

After appearing on TV they were inundated with telephone calls for a week.
We were inundated with complaints when the show had to be canceled.

To inundate is also to flood (an area) with water:

Floods inundated various Indian communities.

(Definition of “inundate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)