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Submerge   /səbmˈərdʒ/   Listen

(past & past part. submerged; pres. part. submerging)
Sink below the surface; go under or as if under water.  Synonym: submerse.
Cover completely or make imperceptible.  Synonyms: drown, overwhelm.  "The noise drowned out her speech"
Put under water.  Synonym: submerse.
Fill or cover completely, usually with water.  Synonyms: deluge, inundate.

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"Submerge" Quotes from Famous Books

... vessel and the swell of the sea urging us back against the side again. The result of all these forces was an impetus which carried us parallel to the ship's side and directly under boat 14, which had filled rapidly with men and was coming down on us in a way that threatened to submerge our boat. ...
— Sinking of the Titanic - and Great Sea Disasters • Various

... so," replied Ralph. "But suppose a submarine should be well ahead of us and submerge, and then wait until we have passed. In that case couldn't it again come up and send a torpedo into the stern ...
— The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet • Kenneth Ward

Words linked to "Submerge" :   submergible, immerse, submerging, plunge, settle, sink, deluge, inundate, submersion, go down, cover, dive, flood, submersible, spread over, go under

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