To retract; to recant.
Absorb means to soak up.
To thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place:
To baptize by submerging in water
To immerse, saturate, absorb, or imbue
To cover with water; submerge.
To flood or submerge with or as with water
To sink or plunge beneath the surface of water, etc.
To pour down upon and cover over or bury beneath
To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
To rise, flow, or gush out in or as in a flood
To cover with water; flood; inundate
To overwhelm as with a flood
To eat or drink up; devour
To cause to lie flat:
To affect so strongly as to make helpless or ineffective; overwhelm.
To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
To oppress harshly
To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water.
To overlay or spread with something:
To invest or spend, often without getting a return or adequate value:
The definition of affect means to produce a change in something.
Find another word for engulfs. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for engulfs, like: swallows, absorbs, engrosses, plunges, immerses, steeps, whelms, swamps, submerges, overwhelms and overflows.