Definitions for: Submerge


[v] fill or cover completely, usually with water
[v] cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
[v] put under water; "submerge your head completely"
[v] sink below the surface; go under or as if under water



Webster (1913) Definition: Sub*merge", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Submerged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Submerging.] [L. submergere, submersum; sub under +
mergere to plunge: cf. F. submerger. See Merge.]
1. To put under water; to plunge.

2. To cover or overflow with water; to inundate; to flood; to
drown.

I would thou didst, So half my Egypt were submerged.
--Shak.


Sub*merge", v. i.
To plunge into water or other fluid; to be buried or covered,
as by a fluid; to be merged; hence, to be completely
included.

Some say swallows submerge in ponds. --Gent. Mag.

Synonyms: deluge, drown, inundate, overwhelm, submerse, submerse

See Also: cover, dive, drown out, flood, go down, go under, immerse, plunge, settle, sink, spread over

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