from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
- transitive v. To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp: The theater was inundated with requests for tickets.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cover with large amounts of water; to flood.
- v. To overwhelm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood.
- transitive v. To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overspread with or as if with a flood; overflow; flood; deluge.
- Hence To gorge with excessive circulation or abundance; fill inordinately; overspread; overwhelm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. fill or cover completely, usually with water
- v. fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
Latin inundāre, inundāt- : in-, in; see in-2 + undāre, to surge (from unda, wave; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin inundō. (Wiktionary)