Translation of "flood" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk /flʌd/ us

B1 If a place floods or is flooded, it becomes covered in water.

sel basmak, sular altında kalmak
[ often passive ] The town was flooded when the river burst its banks.
I left the taps running and flooded the bathroom.

B2 to fill or enter a place in large numbers or amounts

dolmak, doldurmak, taşmak; tıka basa doldurmak
Light flooded the room.
Shoppers flooded into the store.
flooding noun [ U ]

There is widespread flooding in the South.

(Translation of “flood verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)