submerge


submerge
submerge VERB 1) cause to be under water. 2) descend below the surface of water. 3) completely cover or obscure.
DERIVATIVES submergence noun.
ORIGIN Latin submergere, from mergere 'to dip' .

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  • submerge — submérge, pers. 3 sg. submérge, vb. III (înv.) a se scufunda (în apă). Trimis de blaurb, 24.01.2007. Sursa: DAR  SUBMÉRGE vb. tr. 1. a inunda, a acoperi cu apă. 2. a scufunda, a băga complet într un lichid. 3. (fig.) a invada, a năpădi, a… …   Dicționar Român

  • Submerge — 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. [1913 Webster] Some say swallows submerge in ponds. Gent. Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submergé — submergé, ée (sub mèr jé, jée) part. passé de submerger. Plongé sous l eau. •   Les inondations du Nil durent, pendant des siècles, écarter tous les colons d une terre submergée quatre mois de l année, VOLT. Moeurs, Introd.. •   Ce petit Etat des …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Submerge — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover or overflow with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submerge — index censor, immerse (engross), immerse (plunge into), overcome (overwhelm), overwhelm …   Law dictionary

  • submerge — (v.) c.1600, from L. submergere to plunge under, sink, overwhelm, from sub under (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + mergere to plunge, immerse (see MERGE (Cf. merge)). Intransitive use is from 1650s, made common 20c. in connection with submarines. Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

  • submerge — *immerse, duck, *dip, souse, dunk Analogous words: *soak, saturate, drench, impregnate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • submerge — [v] dunk in liquid deluge, descend, dip, douse, drench, drown, duck, engulf, flood, go down, go under, immerse, impregnate, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, plunge, sink, sound, souse, submerse, subside, swamp, whelm; concepts 181,256 Ant. dry,… …   New thesaurus

  • submergé — Submergé, [submerg]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • submerge — [səb mʉrj′] vt. submerged, submerging [L submergere < sub , under + mergere, to plunge: see MERGE] 1. to place under or cover with water or the like; plunge into water, inundate, etc. 2. to cover over; suppress; hide 3. to sink below a decent… …   English World dictionary