from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To submerge.
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- v. To submerge
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Submersed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put under water; submerge.
- Same as submersed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. put under water
- v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
Probably back-formation from submersion, act of submerging, from Late Latin submersiō, submersiōn-, from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere, to submerge; see submerge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)