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surge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsurgesurge1 /sɜːdʒ $ sɜːrdʒ/ ●○○ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 [always + adverb/preposition]FORWARD to suddenly move very quickly in a particular directionsurge forward/through etc 🔊 The taxi surged forward. 🔊 The crowd surged through the gates.2 (also surge up)INCREASE IN ACTIVITY, FEELINGS ETC if a feeling surges or surges up, you begin to feel it very strongly 🔊 She could feel anger surging inside her.3 [usually + adverb/preposition]LIQUID if a large amount of a liquid, electricity, chemical etc surges, it moves very quickly and suddenly 🔊 A wave surged up towards them. 🔊 Adrenalin surged through her veins.4 to suddenly increase syn shoot up 🔊 Oil prices surged.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
surgeAdvantest jumped 5.4 per cent to 11,520 and Tokyo Electron surged 4.8 per cent to Y7,050.Orders from customers in the Far East have surged.The Seasiders still hadn't adjusted as Linfield surged ahead 49 seconds into the second-half.Margery Clark, 54, was checking the rear lights as the car surged backwards at Farnborough, Kent.But in the eight days between Iowa and New Hampshire, Hart surged dramatically.The tractor surged forward, into the dimness.The new barriers are designed to give way if spectators surge forward too violently.At this, anger finally surged in me.So many emotions are surging that there is a kind of dizziness.Demonstrators surged through the streets, demanding the President's resignation.By 2006, the liver transplant figure is likely to surge to at least 4.3 million.His whole army seemed to surge up against Jackson as if to crush him with an overwhelming mass....A feeling of rage surged up inside him.Stocks surged Wednesday following positive economic reports.surge forward/through etcCheering and flourishing their battle flags, the Federals in both quarters surged forward.There was shouting, and it seemed as if the crowd might surge forward and overwhelm the Archbishop and his priests.The nearby crowd surged forward and police had to intervene.They surged forward around the prostrate figure on the ground and then shrank back.The tractor surged forward, into the dimness.A frigid wind surged through the arches, producing a ghoulish whine.With the tunnel open, you notice thousands of tiny particles surging through the breach.The catamaran surged forward under the added power of the big sail.
surgesurge2 ●○○ noun [countable usually singular] 🔊 🔊 1 a surge of something2 INCREASE IN NUMBER OR AMOUNTa sudden increase in amount or numbersurge in/of 🔊 a surge in food costs 🔊 a surge of reporters’ interest in his finances3 MOVE/CHANGE POSITIONa sudden movement of a lot of peoplesurge of 🔊 a surge of refugees into the country4 a sudden quick movement of a liquid, electricity, chemical etc through something 🔊 a device that protects your computer against electrical surges
Examples from the Corpus
surgea 31% surge in divorce ratesStores are expecting a surge in demand as Christmas approaches.She felt a surge of solidarity and loyalty towards him.Sophie felt a surge of anger, but with an effort she suppressed it.In terms of annual capital spending on transport, there was a surge in the late eighteenth century.Last year there was a surge in the company's profits to $122m.A surge of elation rushed through his body as he read the note for the third time.My adrenalin surge could service the needs of West Texas for a week.Treacherous relief replaced amusement and was followed by a great surge of pure excitement as she glanced up at their apartment building.With his surge to serious status has come a surge of reporters' interest in his family finances.Her books enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in the mid-1980s.For new parents, those words bring an overwhelming surge of feeling, with tears of relief and joy.a power surgeBut Abdur-Rahim halted the surge with a three-point play, and in a few seconds the Bears were within 60-59.Triggering the surge in fees was robust activity in a number of high-margin businesses.There has been a tremendous surge of interest in Chinese medicine.The unexpected surge of voters to the polls has surprised even opposition parties.surge in/ofOther operating revenue rose to $ 551 million from $ 492 million, led by a surge in trading.From the Klubocks' a surge of laughter broke over the night.A surge of people had to be thrust back by the Sellswords.Charles understood what had caused her new surge of spirit.The increase in employment followed a record surge of 112,100 jobs in November.Whether it also explains the equally surprising surge in menswear demand is less clear.Barry attributes the surge of bacteria to aging pipes, many of them at least 70 years old.Still, the surges of animal strength pleased him.surge ofCharles felt a surge of hope.The city is preparing for a surge of visitors this summer.Congress hopes cutting taxes will lead to a surge of economic growth.A surge of flood water slammed into the car and shoved it off the road.
From Longman Business Dictionarysurgesurge1 /sɜːdʒsɜːrdʒ/ verb [intransitive] to increase suddenlyStockprices surged in early trading.Demand in the market for middle and top range carssurged by over 100%.Surging global interestrates hurt investors in international stocks. surge ahead→ See Verb tablesurgesurge2 noun [countable] a sudden increase in something such as demand, profit, price etcsurge of/inNearly two million people applied for shares in a last-minute surge of applications.the huge surge in pensions business
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Verb table
surge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysurge
he, she, itsurges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysurged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave surged
he, she, ithas surged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad surged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill surge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have surged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam surging
he, she, itis surging
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you, we, theyare surging
Past
I, he, she, itwas surging
you, we, theywere surging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been surging
he, she, ithas been surging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been surging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be surging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been surging
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