Synonyms of outflow
1 streamDictionary • an increasing outflow of refugees from the country
stream • a continuous stream of lava
flow • the opportunity to control the flow of information
emergence • the emergence of new democracies in Central Europe
spate • an incomprehensible spate of words
deluge • a deluge of criticism
effusion • an effusion of blood
emanation • The human body is surrounded by an aura of infrared emanations.
2 dischargeDictionary • an outflow of fresh water from a river
jet • benches equipped with water jets to massage your back and feet
cascade • She stood still for a moment under the cascade of water.
gush • I heard a gush of water.
torrent • A torrent of water rushed into the reservoir.
spurt • A spurt of diesel came from one valve and none from the other.
spout • Experts later blew it up - sending a spout of water soaring 30ft into the sky.
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cascadeIf you refer to a cascade of something, you mean that there is a large amount of it.
• She stood still for a moment under the cascade of water.
delugeA deluge of things is a large number of them which arrive or happen at the same time.
• a deluge of criticism
effusionIf someone expresses their emotions or ideas with effusion, they express them with more enthusiasm and for longer than is usual or expected.
• an effusion of blood
Thesaurus for outflow from the Collins English Thesaurus