submerse

verb sub·merse \ səb-ˈmərs \

Definition of submerse

submersed; submersing
transitive verb

submersion

play \-ˈmər-zhən, -shən\ noun

Examples of submerse in a Sentence

  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

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Origin and Etymology of submerse

Latin submersus, past participle of submergere

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