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Definition of Drown

Verb: drown  drawn

  1. Cover completely or make imperceptible
    "I was drowned in work"; "The noise drowned out her speech";
    - submerge, overwhelm
     
  2. Get rid of as if by submerging
    "She drowned her trouble in alcohol"
     
  3. Die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
    "The child drowned in the lake"
     
  4. Kill by submerging in water
    "He drowned the kittens"
     
  5. Be covered with or submerged in a liquid
    "the meat was drowning in a fatty gravy";
    - swim

See also:
droving
drownd

Anagrams containing the word drown

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