Drown

Drown

, v. t. 1. To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate. "They drown the land." Dryden.
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2. To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
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3. To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; -- said especially of sound.
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Most men being in sensual pleasures drowned.
Sir J. Davies.
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My private voice is drowned amid the senate.
Addison.
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To drown up, to swallow up. [Obs.] Holland.
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