Synonyms and Antonyms of drown
1 to cover with a flood whole villages drowned by the rampaging river Synonyms of drown deluge, flood, engulf, gulf, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swampWords Related to drown avalanche, smother; overcome, overrun; flow, flush, gush, pour, sluice, spout, spurt, stream; douse (also dowse), drench, soak, wetNear Antonyms of drown dehydrate, dry, parchAntonyms of drown drain
2 to wet thoroughly with liquid drowned the carpet with shampoo, and so it took forever to dry Synonyms of drown drench, soak, impregnate, macerate, saturate, sodden, sop, souse, steepWords Related to drown waterlog, water-soak; marinate, seethe; presoak; dip, immerse, inundate, submerge, swamp; bathe, douse (also dowse), hydrate, swill, wash, water; infiltrate, penetrate, permeate; damp, dampen, humidify, moistenNear Antonyms of drown dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, sear; drain, empty, void; dehumidifyAntonyms of drown wring (out)
3 to make wet cooked pasta drowned in marinara sauce Synonyms of drown bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, wet, soak, sodden, sop, souse, wash, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet downWords Related to drown asperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewetNear Antonyms of drown dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidifyAntonyms of drown dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear
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