HyperDic: surge

English > 8 senses of the word surge:
VERBmotionsurge, billow, heaverise and move, as in waves or billows
motionsurge, soar, soar up, soar upwards, zoomrise rapidly
motionsurge, tiderise or move forward
motionsurge, scendrise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
changesurgesee one's performance improve
NOUNeventsurge, rush, spate, upsurgea sudden forceful flow
actsurge, upsurgea sudden or abrupt strong increase / increase / increase / increase
eventsurge, billowa large sea wave
surge > pronunciation
Soundsser'jh
Rhymesconverge ... verge: 16 rhymes with erjh...
English > surge: 8 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA sudden forceful flow.
Synonymsrush, spate, upsurge
Narrowerdebris surge, debris stormThe sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building
onrushA forceful forward rush or flow
Broaderflow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
Verbssurgerise and move, as in waves or billows
surgerise or move forward
English > surge: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA sudden or abrupt strong increase / increase / increase / increase.
Examples
  • "stimulated a surge of speculation"
  • "an upsurge of emotion"
  • "an upsurge in violent crime"
Synonymupsurge
Broaderincrease, step-upThe act of increasing / increasing something
Spanishsubida
Catalanpujada
Verbssurgesee one's performance improve
surgerise rapidly
English > surge: 8 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA large sea wave.
Synonymbillow
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishola, oleada
Catalanonada
Verbssurgerise or move forward
surgerise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
English > surge: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRise and move, as in waves or billows.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The army surged forward"
Synonymsbillow, heave
Broaderinflate, blow upFill with gas or air
Spanisholear, ondular
Catalanondular, onejar
Nounssurgea sudden forceful flow
English > surge: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningRise rapidly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymssoar, soar up, soar upwards, zoom
Narrowerbillow, wallowRise up as if in waves
Broaderrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Spanishremontar
Catalanremuntar
Nounssurgea sudden or abrupt strong increase / increase / increase / increase
English > surge: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningRise or move forward.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymtide
Broaderrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Oppositeebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb offFlow back or recede
Spanishencresparse
Nounssurgea sudden forceful flow
surgea large sea wave
English > surge: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningRise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"the boats surged"
Synonymscend
Broaderrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Nounssurgea large sea wave
English > surge: 8 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningSee one's performance improve.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderbetter, improve, ameliorate, meliorateGet better
Nounssurgea sudden or abrupt strong increase / increase / increase / increase

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