Synonyms of drown
1 go downDictionary • He drowned during a storm.
go down • They went down 2-1 to Australia.
go under • If one firm goes under it could provoke a cascade of bankruptcies.
go to a watery grave
go to Davy Jones's locker
die under water
2 drenchDictionary • The country would be drowned in blood.
drench • They turned fire hoses on the people and drenched them.
flood • The house was flooded.
soak • Soak the soil around each bush with at least 4 gallons of water.
steep • green beans steeped in olive oil
saturate • If the filter has been saturated with motor oil, discard it.
engulf • The flat was engulfed in flames.
submerge • The river burst its banks, submerging an entire village.
inundate • Their neighbourhood is being inundated by the rising waters.
deluge • Torrential rain deluged the capital.
3 overwhelmDictionary • His words were soon drowned by amplified police sirens. often with out
overwhelm • One massive Allied offensive would overwhelm the weakened enemy.
overcome • the satisfaction of overcoming a rival
overpower • I was so overpowered by shame that I was unable to speak.
obliterate • He drank to obliterate the memory of what had occurred.
be louder than
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delugeIf rain deluges a place, it falls very heavily there, sometimes causing floods.
• Torrential rain deluged the capital.
drenchTo drench something or someone means to make them completely wet.
• They turned fire hoses on the people and drenched them.
engulfIf one thing engulfs another, it completely covers or hides it, often in a sudden and unexpected way.
• The flat was engulfed in flames.
Thesaurus for drown from the Collins English Thesaurus