Definitions for: Engulf


[v] engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
[v] flow over or cover completely; "The bright light engulfed him completely"



Webster (1913) Definition: En*gulf", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Engulfed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Engulfing.] [Pref. en- + gulf: cf. OF. engolfer. Cf.
Ingulf.]
To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf.

It quite engulfs all human thought. --Young.

Syn: See Absorb.

Synonyms: absorb, engross, immerse, plunge, soak up, steep

See Also: center, centre, concentrate, drink, drink in, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, focus, pore, rivet, wrap

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