submerge, drown, overwhelm(verb)
cover completely or make imperceptible
"I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
get rid of as if by submerging
"She drowned her trouble in alcohol"
die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
"The child drowned in the lake"
kill by submerging in water
"He drowned the kittens"
be covered with or submerged in a liquid
"the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy"
To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish by such suffocation.
To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate.
To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; \uE000127932 said especially of sound; usually in the form to drown out
To lose, make hard to find or unnoticeable in an abundant mass
The CIA gathers so much information that the actual answers it should seek are often drowned in the incessant flood of reports, recordings, satellite images etc.
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How to use drown in a sentence?
Free diving is extremely dangerous, and so even highly trained free divers often die because they lose consciousness on ascent and they drown, if that's happening over thousands of years, then the people who are surviving are those that are carrying the genes that give them an advantage.
My biggest fear was he was going to drive this car into a river and I’m going to drown there and no one is going to know I’m in this trunk.
Love's whispers drown out sorrow's echoes.
Let me fly with the wings of love or let me drown and die in the love.
We constantly ask ourselves, ‘Is this moving us forward?’ you can easily drown in getting something perfect, as opposed to understanding where you are, having a clear destination or goal and making sure you’re continually moving toward that goal on the product side and the marketing side.
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- давя, потапям, заглушавам, давя се, удавям се, заливамBulgarian
- ofegar, submergirCatalan, Valencian
- přehlušit, utopit, potopitCzech
- ertrinken, überwältigen, ertränkenGerman
- πνίγομαι, πνίγωGreek
- ahogarse, ahogarSpanish
- hukkua, hukuttaa, upottaa, hukuttautua, peittääFinnish
- bàthScottish Gaelic
- affogare, sommergere, annegare, coprireItalian
- 水死, 溺らす, 溺死, 溺れる, 圧倒Japanese
- 물에 뼈져 죽다Korean
- skęsti, grimztiLithuanian
- verzuipen, verdrinken, overspoelen, overweldigenDutch
- tonąć, utopićPolish
- тонуть, утонуть, топить, утопить, заглушать, потонуть, затоплять, затопить, заглушитьRussian
- dränka, drunknaSwedish
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