What is Drown?
Drown definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object)
to die under water or other liquid of suffocation.
verb (used with object)
to kill by submerging under water or other liquid.
to destroy or get rid of by, or as if by, immersion: He drowned his sorrows in drink.
to flood or inundate.
to overwhelm so as to render inaudible, as by a louder sound (often followed by out).
to add too much water or liquid to (a drink, food, or the like).
to slake (lime) by covering with water and letting stand.
drown in, to be overwhelmed by: The company is drowning in bad debts. to be covered with or enveloped in: The old movie star was drowning in mink.