English definition of “flood”
/flʌd/ verb [I, T]
WATER › If a place floods or is flooded, it becomes covered in water: [often passive] The town was flooded when the river burst its banks. I left the taps running and flooded the bathroom.
FILL › to fill or enter a place in large numbers or amounts: Light flooded the room. Shoppers flooded into the store. flooding noun [U] › There is widespread flooding in the South.