Flow vs Luck - What's the difference?

flow | luck |

As a noun flow

is a movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts.

As a verb flow

is to move as a fluid from one position to another.

As a proper noun luck is





  • A movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts
  • The movement of a real or figurative fluid.
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  • The rising movement of the tide.
  • Smoothness or continuity.
  • The amount of a fluid that moves or the rate of fluid movement.
  • (psychology) The state of being at one with.
  • Menstruation fluid
  • Antonyms

    * (movement of the tide) ebb


    (en verb)
  • To move as a fluid from one position to another.
  • Rivers flow from springs and lakes.
    Tears flow from the eyes.
  • To proceed; to issue forth.
  • Wealth flows from industry and economy.
  • * Milton
  • Those thousand decencies that daily flow / From all her words and actions.
  • To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
  • The writing is grammatically correct, but it just doesn't flow .
  • * Dryden
  • Virgil is sweet and flowing in his hexameters.
  • To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.
  • * Bible, Joel iii. 18
  • In that day the hills shall flow with milk.
  • * Prof. Wilson
  • the exhilaration of a night that needed not the influence of the flowing bowl
  • To hang loosely and wave.
  • a flowing''' mantle; '''flowing locks
  • * A. Hamilton
  • the imperial purple flowing in his train
  • To rise, as the tide; opposed to ebb .
  • The tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The river hath thrice flowed , no ebb between.
  • (computing) To arrange (text in a wordprocessor, etc.) so that it wraps neatly into a designated space; to reflow.
  • To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
  • To cover with varnish.
  • To discharge excessive blood from the uterus.
  • Anagrams

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  • Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
  • The raffle is just a matter of luck .
    Sometimes it takes a bit of luck to get success.
    I couldn't believe my luck when I found a fifty dollar bill on the street.
    Gilbert had some bad luck yesterday — he got pick-pocketed and lost fifty dollars.
  • A superstitious feeling that brings fortune or success.
  • He blew on the dice for luck .
    I wish you lots of luck for the exam tomorrow.
  • success
  • I tried for ages to find a pair of blue suede shoes, but didn't have any luck .
    He has a lot of luck with the ladies, perhaps it is because of his new motorbike.


    * fortune (both senses)

    Derived terms

    * bad luck * down on one's luck * good luck * luckless * lucky * lucky break * luck out * luck of the draw * luck of the Irish * luck upon * push one's luck * ride one's luck * run of bad luck * sheer luck * streak of good luck


    (en verb)
  • To succeed by chance.
  • His plan lucked out.
  • To rely on luck.
  • No plan. We're just to going to have to luck through.
  • To carry out relying on luck.
  • Our plan is to luck it through.
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