Definition of submerge
- personal lives submerged by professional responsibilities
After boiling the broccoli, submerge it in ice water to stop the cooking process.
The town was submerged by the flood.
We watched as the divers prepared to submerge.
She's a marvelous actress who submerges herself totally in her roles.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'submerge.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: to make (someone or something) go under the surface of water or some other liquid : to cover (someone or something) with a liquid
: to go underwater
: to make (yourself) fully involved in an activity or interest
What made you want to look up submerge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).