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Remember that you don't choose love; love chooses you. All you really can do is accept it for all its mystery when it comes into your life. Feel the way it fills you to overflowing then reach out and give it away.
Kent Nerburn

Meaning of "to overflowing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO OVERFLOWING

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WHAT DOES TO OVERFLOWING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to overflowing in the English dictionary

The definition of to overflowing in the dictionary is if a place or container is filled to overflowing, it is so full of people or things that no more can fit in.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO OVERFLOWING

to look like death warmed over
to make inroads into sth
to make no secret of your feelings
to make someone turn in his grave
to make the front page
to my knowledge
to one´s heart´s content
to one´s name
to open a can of whup ass over someone
to order
to pay cash on the barrelhead
to pay your last respects
to pay your respects to sb
to play favourites
to play for keeps
to play happy families
to play pass-the-parcel
to play the race card
to press
to put it crudely

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO OVERFLOWING

billowing
borrowing
bowing
drawing
fast-growing
flowing
following
glowing
growing
harrowing
knowing
lowing
mind-blowing
mowing
narrowing
overflowing
owing
rowing
showing
sowing
throwing

Synonyms and antonyms of to overflowing in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to overflowing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO OVERFLOWING

Find out the translation of to overflowing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to overflowing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to overflowing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

满溢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a rebosar
570 millions of speakers

English

to overflowing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ढेर करने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ل تفيض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до отказа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a ponto de transbordar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বন্যা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à craquer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk melimpah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zum Überlaufen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

あふれへ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

범람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo ngedhunake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để tràn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிரம்பி வழியும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भरून टाकणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Taşan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fino a traboccare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

po brzegi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вщерть
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

până la refuz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να ξεχειλίζει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tot oorlopens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

till bristningsgränsen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

til randen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to overflowing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO OVERFLOWING»

The term «to overflowing» is normally little used and occupies the 112.344 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TO OVERFLOWING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to overflowing

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QUOTES WITH «TO OVERFLOWING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word to overflowing.
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Kent Nerburn
Remember that you don't choose love; love chooses you. All you really can do is accept it for all its mystery when it comes into your life. Feel the way it fills you to overflowing then reach out and give it away.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO OVERFLOWING»

Discover the use of to overflowing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to overflowing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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From Just Enough to Overflowing
God desires you to have more than you need so you can give to others to help meet their needs. In this book, Pastor Bob Yandian shows you how to cross the barrier between having just enough and living in abundance.
Bob Yandian, 2013
2
His Overflowing Presence: 31 Days of Inspirational Blessings
This book is 31 days of inspiring, poetic prayers, songs, and words of encouragement to God and from God's heart to yours.
Cindy Barton, 2010
3
Overflowing Fullness: A Journey Into the Father's Heart
And later in life, when your cup is filled with my intoxicating presence plus a husband and family and ministry to the nations, I will continue to fill you to overflowing as a display of my nature and glory to those around you. Can you see how your ...
Kierra Blaser, 2011
4
Journey with God: Discovering the Father's Heart
to overflowing. You will glory in the Holy One of Israel.” [vs. 16b] What happens within you as you contemplate that What happens within you as you contemplate that What happens within you ...
Tammy Feil
5
The Secret to Holy Spirit Authority: In the Power of the Spirit
Two key words are pleroo, meaning “filled to the full, to the brim,” and pletho [from pimplemi which is a prolonged form of the primary verb pletho] which means “to be fulfilled, furnished, or filled to overflowing,” as opposed to merely filled to the ...
David Charles Craley, 2011
6
Ever Increasing Faith
The most important thing, the one thing that counts, is to see that we are filled with the Holy Spirit, filled to overflowing. Anything less than this is displeasing to God. We are commanded by God to be filled with the Spirit, and in the measure you ...
Smith Wigglesworth, 2007
7
Building Piece by Peace: The History of Holland House
This they did, filling their coach to overflowing. Their stay was for a week, and although at night every available space was occupied by camp beds, the visit was a great success and they visited on many more occasions. The Old House was ...
Christine Collins, 1995
8
The Volunteer
Since the commencement of the glorious revival at Rochester, in the full of 1830, the religious papers have been tilled to overflowing with the results of the 'trial,' un'i of the extraordinary blessings with which God has followed it. A pamphlet ...
‎1832
9
A Dictionary of Ila Usage, 1860-1960
to overflowing (p). Kalamwalamwa lweenje lwakupaisya insi yoonse (p) The river has risen to overflowing and flooded the whole area. Wezuzya intundu kalamwalamwa, yoombuluka ansi (p) She filled the basket to overflowing, and it spilled ...
Dennis G. Fowler, 2000
10
International Jewish Cookbook
After putting the cherries into the syrup do not let them boil more than five minutes ; then fill your cans to overflowing, seal immediately and then screw tighter as they grow cold. Remove the little bag of stones which you have boiled with the ...
Florence Kreisler Greenbaum, Paul Cresswell, 2009

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TO OVERFLOWING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term to overflowing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nepal earthquake: Kathmandu's Bir Hospital full to overflowing
Kathmandu's Bir Hospital is full to overflowing following Saturday's (April 25) deadly earthquake. Reports suggest between 7,000 and 8,000 people have ... «euronews, Apr 15»
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Downtown Victoria's overflowing trash cans raise a stink
Incidents of downtown city garbage cans being stuffed to overflowing by businesses, restaurants and condo residents are apparently on the rise, says Coun. «Times Colonist, Jun 14»

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