Synonyms for flow


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : floh
Phonetic Transcription : floʊ

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Définition of flow

Origin :
  • Old English flowan "to flow, stream, issue; become liquid, melt; abound, overflow" (class VII strong verb; past tense fleow, past participle flowen), from Proto-Germanic *flo- (cf. Middle Dutch vloyen, Dutch vloeien "to flow," Old Norse floa "to deluge," Old High German flouwen "to rinse, wash"), probably from PIE *pleu- "flow, float" (see pluvial). The weak form predominated from 14c., but strong past participle flown is occasionally attested through 18c. Related: Flowed; flowing.
  • noun issue, abundance
  • verb issue, surge, run out
Example sentences :
  • He acquired a general knowledge of the ebb and flow of popular stocks.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • We are channels through which truth must flow to our patients.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • The blood seemed to flow back to my heart as I realised what I had done.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Have they considered the awful consequences likely to flow from their representations of Virtue?
  • Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
  • The tears used to flow limpid and pearl-like from her grey, questioning eyes.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Blood rushed to my head, and my lungs were too weak to control its flow.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • From this moment, Mr Montague's jocularity and flow of spirits were remarkable.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • But this I do know, that it is an ill thing to do to check the flow of a good song.
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
  • Whereat they said how droll, how cheerful, what a flow of spirits!
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • Yet in all this time neither had harmed the other nor caused his blood to flow.
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle

Antonyms for flow

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