sub·​merged | \ səb-ˈmərjd How to pronounce submerged (audio) \

Definition of submerged

1 : covered with water
3 : sunk in poverty and misery
4 : hidden, suppressed submerged emotions

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Examples of submerged in a Sentence

submerged local roadways made for hazardous driving
Recent Examples on the Web Earlier Sunday investigators received a call about a submerged vehicle at the Lake Deaton Boat ramp on 5300 CR 155 Wildwood, about 10 miles south of where Kotait’s body was found, Keszey said. Joe Mario Pedersen,, "Body of Winter Garden man, 61, found in Wildwood yard; ‘homicidal violence’ suspected," 11 Nov. 2019 But the science is also clear that simply not addressing the issue will bring much worse economic catastrophe, from submerged cities to mass migration fueled by extreme weather. Justin Worland, Time, "'Companies Should Not Be So Greedy.' Some in the Oil and Gas Industry Fear Trump's Aggressive Deregulation Could Haunt Them," 24 Oct. 2019 Custom designed, the 102-degree pool features five half-circle coves, each with a jet, so guests can guide themselves through different massages for certain portions of their body while submerged. Darcel Rockett,, "Kohler Waters Spa opens in Lincoln Park and caters to detoxing from city life," 17 Oct. 2019 Tashaye was in critical condition when emergency responders pulled her from the submerged car, Baltimore Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said. Mckenna Oxenden,, "She was an aspiring author with an infectious laugh. She died after driving her car into Fells Point harbor.," 25 Sep. 2019 The American couple were vacationing in a submerged cabin, anchored in water more than 30 feet deep., "Man drowns while proposing to his girlfriend - The Boston Globe," 23 Sep. 2019 The American couple were vacationing in a submerged cabin, anchored in water more than 30 feet deep. Deanna Paul, Washington Post, "He went underwater to propose to his girlfriend. He didn’t live to hear her say ‘yes.’," 22 Sep. 2019 Drivers warned to stay off highways wound up abandoning their submerged cars. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Storm-scarred Texas coast picks up after lmelda’s deluge," 20 Sep. 2019 First responders have found 33 of the 34 people missing since the fire, but windy conditions have made the search for the last victim and salvage of the submerged boat difficult, according to officials. Annie Sciacca, The Mercury News, "California boat fire: Officials conducting criminal probe into disaster that killed 34 divers," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of submerged

1697, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of submerged was in 1697

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26 Nov 2019

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“Submerged.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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