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.  

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