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English verb: submerge

1. submerge (motion) sink below the surface; go under or as if under water


Synonymssubmerse


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go down, go under, settle, sink


Narrower (hyponym)dive

2. submerge (contact) cover completely or make imperceptible


SamplesI was drowned in work.
The noise drowned out her speech.


Synonymsdrown, overwhelm


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

3. submerge (contact) put under water


SamplesSubmerge your head completely.


Synonymssubmerse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)immerse, plunge

4. submerge (change) fill or cover completely, usually with water


Synonymsdeluge, inundate


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flood









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