Synonyms and Antonyms of submerge
1 to cover with a flood submerged by requests to babysit after she received a favorable write-up in the local newspaper Synonyms of submerge deluge, drown, engulf, gulf, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, flood, submerse, swampWords Related to submerge avalanche, smother; overcome, overrun; flow, flush, gush, pour, sluice, spout, spurt, stream; douse (also dowse), drench, soak, wetNear Antonyms of submerge dehydrate, dry, parchAntonyms of submerge drain
2 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid submerge the tomatoes in boiling hot water for a few seconds and they will be easier to peel Synonyms of submerge douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, souse, sop, dip, submerseWords Related to submerge bathe, moisten, soak, steep, wet; drench, drown, flood; dive, plunge, thrust
3 to refrain from openly showing or uttering learned to submerge her ego and became a better teammate for doing so Synonyms of submerge choke (back), hold back, pocket, repress, sink, smother, stifle, strangle, suppress, swallowWords Related to submerge control, govern, manage; bridle, check, curb, quash, quell; bottle up, contain; muffle, squelchNear Antonyms of submerge express, loose, release, take out, unleash, vent
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