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[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

Misc. Definitions

\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.

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