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sub·merge

 (səb-mûrj′)
v. sub·merged, sub·merg·ing, sub·merg·es
v.tr.
1. To place under the surface of a liquid, especially water: submerged the pieces of chicken in the broth.
2. To cover with water or another liquid; inundate: The flood submerged the road.
3. To hide from view; obscure: "The few public tributes to Nat Turner in the mainstream black press of the late 1950s submerged the armed rebellion within a narrative of nonviolent protest" (Scot French).
v.intr.
1. To go under the surface of a body of water: The submarine submerged quickly to avoid detection.
2. To disappear as if by going under water.

[Latin submergere : sub-, sub- + mergere, to plunge.]

sub·mer′gence n.
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submerge

(səbˈmɜːdʒ) or

submerse

vb
1. to plunge, sink, or dive or cause to plunge, sink, or dive below the surface of water, etc
2. (tr) to cover with water or some other liquid
3. (tr) to hide; suppress
4. (tr) to overwhelm, as with work, difficulties, etc
[C17: from Latin submergere, from sub- + mergere to immerse]
subˈmergence, submersion n
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sub•merge

(səbˈmɜrdʒ)

v. -merged, -merg•ing. v.t.
1. to put or sink below the surface of water or any other enveloping medium.
2. to cover or overflow with water; immerse.
3. to cover; bury; subordinate; suppress.
v.i.
4. to sink or plunge under water or beneath the surface of any enveloping medium.
5. to be covered or lost from sight.
[1600–10; < Latin submergere=sub- sub- + mergere to dip, immerse]
sub•mer′gence, n.
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submerge


Past participle: submerged
Gerund: submerging

Imperative
submerge
submerge
Present
I submerge
you submerge
he/she/it submerges
we submerge
you submerge
they submerge
Preterite
I submerged
you submerged
he/she/it submerged
we submerged
you submerged
they submerged
Present Continuous
I am submerging
you are submerging
he/she/it is submerging
we are submerging
you are submerging
they are submerging
Present Perfect
I have submerged
you have submerged
he/she/it has submerged
we have submerged
you have submerged
they have submerged
Past Continuous
I was submerging
you were submerging
he/she/it was submerging
we were submerging
you were submerging
they were submerging
Past Perfect
I had submerged
you had submerged
he/she/it had submerged
we had submerged
you had submerged
they had submerged
Future
I will submerge
you will submerge
he/she/it will submerge
we will submerge
you will submerge
they will submerge
Future Perfect
I will have submerged
you will have submerged
he/she/it will have submerged
we will have submerged
you will have submerged
they will have submerged
Future Continuous
I will be submerging
you will be submerging
he/she/it will be submerging
we will be submerging
you will be submerging
they will be submerging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been submerging
you have been submerging
he/she/it has been submerging
we have been submerging
you have been submerging
they have been submerging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been submerging
you will have been submerging
he/she/it will have been submerging
we will have been submerging
you will have been submerging
they will have been submerging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been submerging
you had been submerging
he/she/it had been submerging
we had been submerging
you had been submerging
they had been submerging
Conditional
I would submerge
you would submerge
he/she/it would submerge
we would submerge
you would submerge
they would submerge
Past Conditional
I would have submerged
you would have submerged
he/she/it would have submerged
we would have submerged
you would have submerged
they would have submerged
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.submerge - sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
dive - plunge into water; "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
go under, go down, sink, settle - go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
2.submerge - cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech"
spread over, cover - form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"
3.submerge - put under water; "submerge your head completely"
immerse, plunge - thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
4.submerge - fill or cover completely, usually with water
flood - cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
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submerge

verb
1. flood, swamp, engulf, drown, overflow, inundate, deluge The river burst its banks, submerging an entire village.
2. immerse, plunge, dip, duck, dunk Submerge the pieces of fish in the poaching liquid and simmer.
3. sink, drop, go down, plunge, go under water Just as I shot at it, the crocodile submerged again.
4. overwhelm, swamp, engulf, overload, inundate, deluge, snow under, overburden He was suddenly submerged in an avalanche of scripts and offers.
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submerge

verb
1. To plunge briefly in or into a liquid:
2. To go beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
3. To flow over completely:
4. To conceal in obscurity:
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Translations
يَغْطُس، يَغوص
potopit sezatopit
dykkenedsænke
sökkva, færa á kaf
nugrimzdęspanarinimaspanirimaspanirti
iegremdētiegrimt
bat makdal mak

submerge

[səbˈmɜːdʒ]
A. VT
1. (= plunge) → hundir (in en)
2. (= flood) → inundar
B. VI [submarine, person] → sumergirse
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submerge

[səbˈmɜːrdʒ]
vt
(= cover with water) [+ fields, area] → submerger
(= put in water) [+ person] → immerger
to submerge o.s. in sth (= lose o.s.) → s'immerger dans qch
vi [submarine, diver, alligator, hippo] → plonger
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submerge

vtuntertauchen; (= flood)überschwemmen; to submerge something in wateretw in Wasser (ein)tauchen; to submerge oneself in something (fig)ganz in etw (acc)versinken
vi (diver, submarine)tauchen
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submerge

[səbˈmɜːdʒ]
1. vt (flood) → sommergere; (plunge) to submerge (in)immergere (in)
2. vi (submarine) → immergersi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

submerge

(səbˈməːdʒ) verb
to cover with, or sink under, water or other liquid. I watched the submarine submerging.
subˈmerged adjective
sunk beneath the surface. Submerged rocks are a great danger to shipping.
subˈmergence noun
subˈmersion (-ʃən (American) -ʒən) noun
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submerge

v. sumergir, colocar debajo de un líquido.
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References in classic literature ?
She had accepted this submergence as philosophically as all her other trials, and now, in extreme old age, was rewarded by presenting to her mirror an almost unwrinkled expanse of firm pink and white flesh, in the centre of which the traces of a small face survived as if awaiting excavation.
From the very slow submergence of the boat I knew that Benson was doing the entire trick alone--that he was merely permitting the diving-tanks to fill and that the diving-rudders were not in use.
She felt the submergence of the boat and came out of her room to investigate.
The geologist, who is fully impressed with the vast oscillations of level which have affected the earth's crust within late periods, will not fear to speculate on the recent elevation of the Mexican platform, or, more probably, on the recent submergence of land in the West Indian Archipelago, as the cause of the present zoological separation of North and South America.
The sanctity seemed no less clearly marked than the learning, for when Dorothea was impelled to open her mind on certain themes which she could speak of to no one whom she had before seen at Tipton, especially on the secondary importance of ecclesiastical forms and articles of belief compared with that spiritual religion, that submergence of self in communion with Divine perfection which seemed to her to be expressed in the best Christian books of widely distant ages, she found in Mr.
All yielding is attended with a less vivid consciousness than resistance; it is the partial sleep of thought; it is the submergence of our own personality by another.
Third, the mechanisms for the fully baffled configuration are shown for varying submergences and impeller geometries using experimental observations and confirmatory CFD experiments.
Turbulent fluctuations: this mechanism is characterized by a wavy and splashy surface with energetic surface eddies, particularly when small submergences are used.
These successive submergences may exacerbate the physiological effects experienced by sea turtles during a forced submersion, and thus, may limit their survival potential.
Minimal information is available on the physiological effects of forced submergences of sea turtles.
The increase of production can be done through productivity improvement at submergence stress prone areas which is considered as the main constraint in rice crop cultivation.
Submergence stress on crop causes the obstacle of crop growth and production.