Synonyms for (noun) flow

Synonyms: flow, stream

Definition: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

Similar words: motion, move, movement

Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another

Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path


Synonyms: flow, flowing

Definition: the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

Similar words: change of location, travel

Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something


Synonyms: stream, current, flow

Definition: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

Usage: two streams of development run through American history; stream of consciousness; the flow of thought; the current of history

Similar words: course, line

Definition: a connected series of events or actions or developments

Usage: the government took a firm course; historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available


Synonyms: flow

Definition: any uninterrupted stream or discharge

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity

Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity


Synonyms: catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, flow, period

Definition: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

Usage: the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation; a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped--Hippocrates; the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females--Aristotle

Similar words: discharge, expelling, emission

Definition: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

Usage: the discharge of pus


Synonyms: stream, flow

Definition: something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously

Usage: a stream of people emptied from the terminal; the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors

Similar words: motion

Definition: a state of change

Usage: they were in a state of steady motion


Synonyms: flow, flow rate, rate of flow

Definition: the amount of fluid that flows in a given time

Similar words: rate

Definition: a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

Usage: they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour; the rate of change was faster than expected

Synonyms for (verb) flow

Synonyms: flow, menstruate

Definition: undergo menstruation

Usage: She started menstruating at the age of 11

Similar words: shed blood, hemorrhage, bleed

Definition: lose blood from one's body


Synonyms: flow

Definition: cover or swamp with water

Similar words: flood

Definition: cover with liquid, usually water

Usage: The swollen river flooded the village; The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes


Synonyms: flow, flux

Definition: move or progress freely as if in a stream

Usage: The crowd flowed out of the stadium

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: flow

Definition: be abundantly present

Usage: The champagne flowed at the wedding

Similar words: be, exist

Definition: have an existence, be extant

Usage: Is there a God?