Synonyms of surge
1 rushDictionary • a new surge of interest in Dylan's work
rise • the prospect of another rise in interest rates
boost • The paper is enjoying a boost in circulation.
flood • She broke into a flood of tears.
escalation • a sudden escalation of unrest in the south-eastern region
upsurge • an upsurge in oil prices
2 flowDictionary • The bridge was destroyed in a tidal surge during a storm.
flow • watching the quiet flow of the olive-green water
wave • the wave of immigrants flooding into the country
rush • A rush of affection swept over him.
stream • a continuous stream of lava
breaker • breakers on the sea wall
gush • I heard a gush of water.
3 tideDictionary • the beating and surge of the sea
roll • despite the roll of the boat
swell • the swell of the incoming tide
4 waveDictionary • He was overcome by a sudden surge of jealousy.
wave • She felt a wave of grief flood over her.
rush • Throw something noisy and feign a rush at him.
storm • The photos caused a storm when they were first published.
torrent • He directed a torrent of abuse at me.
eruption • the volcanic eruption of Tambora in 1815
1 increaseDictionary • Surging imports will add to the demand for hard currency.
increase • The population continues to increase.
rise • We need to increase our charges in order to meet rising costs.
jump • The number of crimes jumped by ten per cent last year.
boost • They need to take action to boost sales.
leap • They leapt to third in the table, 31 points behind the leaders.
escalate • Unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
2 rushDictionary • The crowd surged out from the church.
rush • Water rushes out of huge tunnels.
pour • Blood was pouring from his broken nose.
stream • Tears streamed down their faces.
crowd • The hungry refugees crowded around the lorries.
swell • The human population swelled as migrants moved south.
spill • When the bell rings, more than 1,000 children spill from the classrooms.
swarm • People swarmed to the shops, buying up everything in sight.
gush • Piping hot water gushed out of the tap.
3 rollDictionary • Fish and seaweed rose, caught motionless in the surging water.
roll • The ship was still rolling in the troughs.
billow • the billowing sails
heave • The grey seas heaved.
swirl • She smiled, swirling the wine in her glass.
eddy • The dust whirled and eddied in the sunlight.
undulate • the waves undulating like oceanic dunes
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billowWhen something made of cloth billows, it swells out and moves slowly in the wind.
• the billowing sails
• The paper is enjoying a boost in circulation.
• They need to take action to boost sales.
Thesaurus for surge from the Collins English Thesaurus