Drown

Definition of Drown

v. i.1.To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish in water.
[imp. & p. p. Drowned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Drowning.]
Methought, what pain it was to drown.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate.
2.To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
3.To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; - said especially of sound.
Most men being in sensual pleasures drowned.
- Sir J. Davies.
My private voice is drowned amid the senate.
- Addison.
To drown up
to swallow up.
- Holland.

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