Definition of SUBMERSE

to cover with a flood <a week of nonstop rain that submersed the cornfields and delayed planting for days>
Near Antonyms dehydrate, dry, parch
Antonyms drain
to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid <those hardy souls who daily submerse themselves in icy cold water for its invigorating effect>
Synonyms douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, souse, sop, submerge, submerse

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