Thesaurus for surge
Pronunciation of surge: S ER1 JH (sɜrdʒ)
Number of syllables of surge: 1
Pronunciation Video of surge
Definition of surge
- (n): a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"
- (n): a large sea wave
- (n): a sudden forceful flow
- (v): see one''s performance improve; "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
- (v): rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged"
- (v): rise or move foward; "surging waves"
- (v): rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes"
- (v): rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
Examples of surge
- The high velocity wind and the storm surge devastated the coastline.
- The surge of water manages break through the barrier.
- Another defensive surge helped put the game away in the waning minutes.
- There is plenty of evidence regarding the outcome of the surge.
- The surge in ocean liner size outpaced the shipping regulations.
- Once the surge has settled, fill the glass to the brim.
- Many ethnic Chinese have become irreligious despite the surge of Christianity.
- A storm surge caused inundation along the coasts.
- Boot vigorously supported the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the 2007 surge.
- The surge of heat turned the leaves yellow.