drown - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb 

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/draʊn/
present tense
I/you/we/theydrown
he/she/itdrowns
present participledrowning
past tensedrowned
past participledrowned
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to sink under water and die
    1. a.
      [transitive] to kill someone by pushing them under water
  2. 2
    [transitive] to cover something completely with a liquid, especially in a way that spoils it
  3. 3

    drown

    or

    drown out

    [transitive] to prevent a sound from being heard by making a louder noise

    The music almost drowned the sound of his voice.