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Verb: surge  surj
  1. Rise and move, as in waves or billows
    "The army surged forward";
    - billow, heave
  2. Rise rapidly
    "the dollar surged against the yen";
    - soar, soar up, soar upwards, zoom
  3. Rise or move forward
    "surging waves";
    - tide
  4. Rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
    "the boats surged";
    - scend [archaic]
  5. (sport) see one's performance improve
    "He levelled the score and then surged ahead"
Noun: surge  surj
  1. A sudden forceful flow
    - rush, spate, upsurge, upswell
  2. A sudden or abrupt strong increase
    "stimulated a surge of speculation";
    - upsurge, upswell
  3. A large sea wave
    - billow

Sounds like: surfs, surge

Derived forms: surging, surges, surged

Type of: ameliorate, arise, better, blow up, come up, course, feed, flow, flowing, go up, improve, increase, inflate, lift, meliorate, move up, moving ridge, rise, run, step-up, uprise, wave

Encyclopedia: Surge