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  Words related to drown

Related / Similar Words: submerge, overwhelm

 

Definition:
  • die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake";
  • get rid of as if by submerging; "She drowned her trouble in alcohol";
  • kill by submerging in water; "He drowned the kittens";
  • cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech";

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    See Also: drown out

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: gharq   Chinese: yānmò  
    Dutch: verdrinken   Finnish: hukkua  
    French: se noyer   German: ertrinken  
    Greek: πνίγομαι   Italian: annegarsi  
    Japanese: 浸る   Persian: gharq shodan  
    Portuguese: afogar-se   Russian: потонуть  
    Spanish: ahogarse   Turkish: boğulmak  
     
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