Synonyms for (noun) stream

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: current, stream

Definition: a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)

Usage: the raft floated downstream on the current; he felt a stream of air; the hose ejected a stream of water

Similar words: flow, flowing

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


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: stream, watercourse

Definition: a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

Similar words: body of water, water

Definition: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

Usage: they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the water's edge


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 for (verb) stream

Synonyms: stream

Definition: exude profusely

Usage: She was streaming with sweat; His nose streamed blood

Similar words: transude, ooze, ooze out, exudate, exude

Definition: release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

Usage: exude sweat through the pores


Synonyms: swarm, teem, stream, pullulate, pour

Definition: move in large numbers

Usage: people were pouring out of the theater; beggars pullulated in the plaza

Similar words: crowd, crowd together

Definition: to gather together in large numbers

Usage: men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah


Synonyms: stream, well out

Definition: flow freely and abundantly

Usage: Tears streamed down her face

Similar words: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

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


Synonyms: stream

Definition: to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind

Usage: their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind

Similar words: drift, float, blow, be adrift

Definition: be in motion due to some air or water current

Usage: The leaves were blowing in the wind; the boat drifted on the lake; The sailboat was adrift on the open sea; the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore


Synonyms: pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, stream

Definition: rain heavily

Usage: Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

Similar words: rain, rain down

Definition: precipitate as rain

Usage: If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding