Synonyms and Antonyms of submerse

  1. 1 to cover with a flood a week of nonstop rain that submersed the cornfields and delayed planting for days Synonyms deluge, drown, engulf, gulf, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, flood, swampRelated Words avalanche, smother; overcome, overrun; flow, flush, gush, pour, sluice, spout, spurt, stream; douse (also dowse), drench, soak, wetNear Antonyms dehydrate, dry, parchAntonyms drain

  2. 2 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid those hardy souls who daily submerse themselves in icy cold water for its invigorating effect Synonyms douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, souse, sop, submerge, dipRelated Words bathe, moisten, soak, steep, wet; drench, drown, flood; dive, plunge, thrust

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