[ suhb-murj ]
/ səbˈmɜrdʒ /
verb (used with object), sub·merged, sub·merg·ing.
to put or sink below the surface of water or any other enveloping medium.
to cover or overflow with water; immerse.
to cover; bury; subordinate; suppress: His aspirations were submerged by the necessity of making a living.
verb (used without object), sub·merged, sub·merg·ing.
to sink or plunge under water or beneath the surface of any enveloping medium.
to be covered or lost from sight.
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Origin of submerge
OTHER WORDS FROM submergesub·mer·gence, nounnon·sub·mer·gence, nounre·sub·merge, verb, re·sub·merged, re·sub·merg·ing.un·sub·merg·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for resubmerge
/ (səbˈmɜːdʒ) /
to plunge, sink, or dive or cause to plunge, sink, or dive below the surface of water, etc
(tr) to cover with water or some other liquid
(tr) to hide; suppress
(tr) to overwhelm, as with work, difficulties, etc
Derived forms of submergesubmergence or submersion (səbˈmɜːʃən), noun
Word Origin for submerge
C17: from Latin submergere, from sub- + mergere to immerse
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