submerse


sub·merse

transitive verb \səb-ˈmərs\
sub·mersedsub·mers·ing

Definition of SUBMERSE

:  submerge
sub·mer·sion \-ˈmər-zhən, -shən\ noun

Examples of SUBMERSE

  1. <a week of nonstop rain that submersed the cornfields and delayed planting for days>
  2. <those hardy souls who daily submerse themselves in icy cold water for its invigorating effect>

Origin of SUBMERSE

Latin submersus, past participle of submergere
First Known Use: 1837

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