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What is the opposite of overflow?

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Noun
Opposite of an excess or sudden flowing over of a liquid
Noun
Opposite of an excess or surplus, especially one that cannot be accommodated by available space or resources
Noun
Opposite of a state of being in excess or lacking in moderation
Noun
Opposite of an overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits
“As water bodies dry up, and the supply lines remain dry as a bone, the city residents are in for a long and hot spell of drought.”
Noun
Opposite of the remaining (other) people or things
“The enlisted men making up the core of the group were temporarily picked from rifle companies.”
Verb
Opposite of to cover completely with water
Verb
Opposite of to pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
Verb
Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
Verb
Opposite of to overwhelm or inundate with people, animals or things
Verb
Opposite of to cover completely with water
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Opposite of to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
Verb
Opposite of to inundate or submerge, especially in water
“The Act provides for water easements that enable a holder of a water abstraction permit to bring water to or drain water from his land.”
Verb
(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
Verb
Opposite of to soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
Verb
Opposite of to occupy to the point of overflow
“When people began to vacate the train as I neared my stop, I had to climb over the table to disembark.”
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