- 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.
- to sink or plunge under water or beneath the surface of any enveloping medium.
- to be covered or lost from sight.
Origin of submerge
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Related Words for submergedrench, inundate, immerse, deluge, swamp, overwhelm, subside, flood, drown, sink, douse, overflow, engulf, sound, souse, plunge, impregnate, descend, duck, submerse
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Was it possible to submerge the cable in the Atlantic, and would it be safe at the bottom?Heroes of the Telegraph
But it had been impossible even for grief to submerge the sweet youth in her.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
Would that it could broaden and increase to a general deluge, and submerge the world!The Ghost
William. D. O'Connor
Have we not all our deluges in private that submerge our world in tears?A Modern Mercenary
Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
For six miles in the narrows it is too shallow for a submarine to submerge.The Story of Our Submarines
John Graham Bower
- 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