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submerge

sub·merge

submerge

 
 
pronunciation:
sb muhrj
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part of speech: verb
inflections: submerged, submerges, submerging
definition 1: to put underwater or in some other liquid.
The crew submerged the submarine.
synonyms:
immerse
similar words:
dip, dive, duck, dunk, plunge, sink, soak
definition 2: to cover completely or cause to overflow with water; flood.
The tide submerged the beach.
synonyms:
flood, immerse
similar words:
deluge, engulf
definition 3: to sink or go under water.
The children submerged in the pool to see who could hold their breath the longest.
synonyms:
sink
antonyms:
surface
similar words:
dip, dive, duck, plunge, swamp
derivation: submergence (n.)
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