submerge - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/səbˈmɜː(r)dʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theysubmerge
he/she/itsubmerges
present participlesubmerging
past tensesubmerged
past participlesubmerged
  1. 1
    [transitive] to put something completely under water
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to go completely under water
  2. 2
    [transitive] [usually passive] if something is submerged, it becomes hidden so that people do not notice it or think about it

    She felt her individuality was being submerged by family life.

derived word

submergence

noun [uncountable]