Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To submerge.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To put under water; submerge.
  • Same as submersed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Submersed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To submerge

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb put under water
  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably back-formation from submersion, act of submerging, from Late Latin submersiō, submersiōn-, from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere, to submerge; see submerge.]

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