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Meaning of SUBMERGE

Pronunciation:  sub'murj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  fill or cover completely, usually with water
  2. [v]  cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
  3. [v]  put under water; "submerge your head completely"
  4. [v]  sink below the surface; go under or as if under water

SUBMERGE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: deluge, drown, inundate, overwhelm, submerse, submerse
 See Also: cover, dive, drown out, flood, go down, go under, immerse, plunge, settle, sink, spread over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sub*merge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Submerged}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Submerging}.] [L. submergere, submersum; sub under +
    mergere to plunge: cf. F. submerger. See {Merge}.]
    1. To put under water; to plunge.
    2. To cover or overflow with water; to inundate; to flood; to
             I would thou didst, So half my Egypt were submerged.
  2. \Sub*merge"\, v. i.
    To plunge into water or other fluid; to be buried or covered,
    as by a fluid; to be merged; hence, to be completely
          Some say swallows submerge in ponds.     --Gent. Mag.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: To sink or plunge beneath the surface of water.