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To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town. To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit.
To inundate means to quickly fill up or overwhelm, just like a flood.
"Wetlands are areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
Wetlands generally include swamps, marshes, bogs, and similar areas." In more common language, wetlands are areas where the frequent and prolonged presence of water at or near the soil surface drives the natural system meaning the kind of soils that form, the plants that grow and the fish and/or wildlife communities that use the habitat.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co.
Syn: To overflow; deluge; flood; overwhelm; submerge; drown.
Their writings are hardly published in the capital before they inundate the provinces like a torrent.
Marie began to fear that Loftus might discover the mistake and turn in and inundate her.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary.