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To move forward and downward violently:
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  1. To move forward and downward violently:
  2. To thrust, throw, or force suddenly (into a liquid, hole, condition, etc.)
  3. To thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place:
To become swamped; sink in or as in a swamp
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  1. To become swamped; sink in or as in a swamp
  2. To plunge or sink in a swamp, deep water, etc.
  3. An area of low-lying wet or seasonally flooded land, often having trees and dense shrubs or thickets.
To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
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  1. To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
  2. To cover or engulf with a flood; deluge
  3. To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
To flow over the top, brim, or banks of.
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  1. To flow over the top, brim, or banks of.
  2. To flow over or across; flood
  3. To flow or run over the top, brim, or banks:
To form (a candle) by repeatedly immersing a wick in melted wax or tallow.
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  1. To form (a candle) by repeatedly immersing a wick in melted wax or tallow.
  2. To scoop up by plunging the hand or a receptacle below the surface, as of a liquid; ladle:
  3. To place a preparation of finely shredded tobacco in one's mouth.
To go under or as if under water.
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  1. To go under or as if under water.
  2. To sink or plunge beneath the surface of water, etc.
  3. To place under water.
To go beneath the surface of water, deep snow, soft ground, etc. so as to be partly or completely covered
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  1. To go beneath the surface of water, deep snow, soft ground, etc. so as to be partly or completely covered
  2. To cause to descend beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
  3. To force into the ground:
To feel discomfort from lack of fresh air.
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  1. To feel discomfort from lack of fresh air.
  2. To kill by cutting off the supply of oxygen to the lungs, gills, etc.
  3. To impair the breathing of or cause discomfort to by cutting off the supply of fresh air.
To undergo asphyxia; suffocate.
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  1. To undergo asphyxia; suffocate.
  2. To smother or suffocate someone.
  3. To cause asphyxia in; smother.
(Idiomatic) to be named, to call oneself
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  1. (Idiomatic) to be named, to call oneself
  2. (Idiomatic) to go bankrupt, to collapse
  3. To descend into a body of water
To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
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  1. To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
  2. To overrun with water; inundate.
  3. To overwhelm as with a flood
To plunge, as into a gulf
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  1. To plunge, as into a gulf
  2. To swallow up; overwhelm
  3. To swallow up or overwhelm by or as if by overflowing and enclosing:
To put much or too much water, fuel, etc. on or in
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  1. To put much or too much water, fuel, etc. on or in
  2. To become inundated or submerged:
  3. A temporary rise of the water level, as in a river or lake or along a seacoast, resulting in its spilling over and out of its natural or artificial confines onto land that is normally dry. Floods are usually caused by excessive runoff from precipitation or snowmelt, or by coastal storm surges or other tidal phenomena. &diamf3; Floods are sometimes described according to their statistical occurrence. A fifty-year flood is a flood having a magnitude that is reached in a particular location on average once every fifty years. In any given year there is a two percent statistical chance of the occurrence of a fifty-year flood and a one percent chance of a hundred-year flood .
(Intransitive) To take suddenly to flight, especially from cover.
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  1. (Intransitive) To take suddenly to flight, especially from cover.
  2. To flow suddenly and abundantly, as from containment; flood.
  3. To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water:
To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
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  1. To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
  2. To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
  3. To cover or engulf with a flood; deluge
To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
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  1. To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
  2. To flow over or across; flood
  3. To spread or cover over; flood.
To defeat completely and decisively:
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  1. To defeat completely and decisively:
  2. To turn over; upset:
  3. To present with an excessive amount:
To place under or cover with water or the like; plunge into water, inundate, etc.
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  1. To place under or cover with water or the like; plunge into water, inundate, etc.
  2. To go under or as if under water.
  3. To sink or plunge beneath the surface of water, etc.
To overwhelm.
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  1. To overwhelm.
  2. To submerge, cover, or engulf
  3. To cover with water; submerge.
Find another word for drown. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for drown, like: plunge, kill, swamp, inundate, overflow, dip, submerge, sink, suffocate, asphyxiate and go under.