submerge

See also: submergé

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Borrowed from Latin submergere, from sub (under) + mergere (to plunge). Surface analysis is sub- +‎ merge.

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submerge (third-person singular simple present submerges, present participle submerging, simple past and past participle submerged)

  1. (intransitive) To sink out of sight.
    The submarine submerged in the water.
  2. (transitive) To put into a liquid; to immerse; to plunge into and keep in.
    Synonym: immerse
    In films many people are murdered by being submerged in swimming pools.
  3. (transitive, figurative) To be engulfed in or overwhelmed by something.
    Because of the death of his father, he is submerged in sorrow.

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submerge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of submerger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of submerger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of submerger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of submerger
  5. second-person singular imperative of submerger

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submerge

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of submergō

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submerge

  1. third-person singular present indicative of submergir
  2. second-person singular imperative of submergir