Synonyms of submerge
1 floodDictionary • The river burst its banks, submerging an entire village.
flood • The house was flooded.
swamp • The Ventura river burst its banks, swamping a mobile home park.
engulf • The flat was engulfed in flames.
drown • The country would be drowned in blood.
overflow • The river has overflowed its banks in several places.
inundate • Their neighbourhood is being inundated by the rising waters.
deluge • Torrential rain deluged the capital.
2 immerseDictionary • Submerge the pieces of fish in the poaching liquid and simmer.
immerse • The electrodes are immersed in liquid.
plunge • She plunged her face into a bowl of cold water.
dip • Dip the food into the sauce.
duck • She splashed around in the pool trying to duck him.
3 sinkDictionary • Just as I shot at it, the crocodile submerged again.
sink • The boat was beginning to sink fast.
drop • She let her head drop.
go down • the glow left in the sky after the sun has gone down
plunge • 50 people died when a bus plunged into a river.
go under water
4 overwhelmDictionary • He was suddenly submerged in an avalanche of scripts and offers.
overwhelm • The small Pacific island could be overwhelmed by rising sea levels.
swamp • We swamp them with praise, make them think that they are important.
engulf • He was engulfed by a feeling of emptiness.
overload • an effective method that will not overload staff with more paperwork
deluge • The office was deluged with complaints.
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delugeIf rain deluges a place, it falls very heavily there, sometimes causing floods.
• Torrential rain deluged the capital.
delugeIf a place or person is deluged with things, a large number of them arrive or happen at the same time.
• The office was deluged with complaints.
dipIf you dip something in a liquid, you put it into the liquid for a short time, so that only part of it is covered, and take it out again.
• Dip the food into the sauce.
Thesaurus for submerge from the Collins English Thesaurus
to plunge, sink, or dive or cause to plunge, sink, or dive below the surface of water, etc