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o·ver·flow

overflow

 
 
pronunciation:
o vr flo
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: overflows, overflowing, overflowed
definition 1: to flow over the top edge of a container.
He forgot to turn off the faucet and the sink overflowed.Water overflowed from the sink.
definition 2: to be or become full or too full.
The stadium overflowed with people.
similar words:
flood, spill
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  • overflowing:
    too full; with the contents flowing over the top edge.
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