verb (used with object), sub·merged, sub·merg·ing.
verb (used without object), sub·merged, sub·merg·ing.
- submaxillary triangle,
- submental artery,
- submental vein,
- submerged arc welding,
Origin of submerge
Examples from the Web for submerge
Submerge the apple slices in the syrup and allow them to “rest” for a few hours or, even better, overnight.
They're not willing to submerge their anger for the sake of winning elections.
If it were to fall foul of a ship and break, it would surely wreck and submerge her.Foot-prints of Travel|Maturin M. Ballou
The submarine was hit at once and continued to be hit so rapidly that it was evidently impossible for her to submerge.The Crisis of the Naval War|John Rushworth Jellicoe
"Submerge, Mr. Templeton," came Lord Hastings' sharp command.The Boy Allies Under the Sea|Robert L. Drake
Accordingly, he switched off the antidetection system and ordered all ships to submerge.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung|Victor Appleton
The subconscious then seems to overflow and submerge the conscious, dictating things that are written only with repugnance.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas|Remy de Gourmont
Word Origin for submerge
c.1600, from Latin submergere "to plunge under, sink, overwhelm," from sub "under" (see sub-) + mergere "to plunge, immerse" (see merge). Intransitive use is from 1650s, made common 20c. in connection with submarines. Related: Submerged; submerging.