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  Definition of drown
  1. die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake"
  2. get rid of as if by submerging; "She drowned her trouble in alcohol"
  3. kill by submerging in water; "He drowned the kittens"
  4. cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
Similar Words: submerge, overwhelm

 

See Also: drown out

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: gharq   Chinese: yānmò  
Dutch: verdrinken   Finnish: hukkua  
French: se noyer   German: ertrinken  
Greek: πνίγομαι   Italian: annegarsi  
Japanese: 浸る   Persian: gharq shodan  
Portuguese: afogar-se   Russian: потонуть  
Spanish: ahogarse   Turkish: boğulmak  
 
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