HyperDic: submerse

English > 2 senses of the word submerse:
VERBmotionsubmerse, submergesink below the surface
contactsubmerse, submergeput under water
submerse > pronunciation
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > submerse: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningsink below the surface; go under or as if under water.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Narrowerdiveplunge / plunge into water
drownBe in danger of dying from submersion in a liquid and asphyxiation
Broadersink, settle, go down, go undergo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
Spanishsumergirse, sumergir
Catalansubmergir-se, submergir
Nounssubmersionsinking until covered completely with water
English > submerse: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningput under water.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Nounssubmersionthe act of wetting something by submerging it
submersionsinking until covered completely with water

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