drown drown  /d ˈraʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) cover completely or make imperceptible
  2. (v) get rid of as if by submerging
  3. (v) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
  4. (v) kill by submerging in water
  5. (v) be covered with or submerged in a liquid

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Bush wants his State of the Union speech to drown out those stories linking the disgraced company and the White House CNN AllPolitics.
  2. Theres debate about the causes, but rising seas are lapping away the edges of tiny island nationsand could eventually drown them.
  3. Apparently Jason, born on Friday the 13th, chooses that date to take revenge on oversexed campers much like the ones who allowed him to drown in Crystal Lake.

News

  1. SD mom pleads not guilty to trying to drown baby

    A San Diego mother accused of trying to drown her nine-month-old baby in a bathtub has pleaded not guilty to felony charges.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  2. Woman accused of trying to drown her baby in tub pleads not guilty to attempted murder, child abuse

    A woman accused of trying to drown her 9-month-old daughter in the tub at her City Heights apartment pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of premeditated attempted murder and child abuse.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  3. Arraignment set for woman accused of trying to drown her baby

    SAN DIEGO — A woman accused of trying to drown her 9-month-old daughter in the tub at her City Heights apartment is scheduled to be arraigned today at the downtown courthouse. Whitney Holman, 22, was charged last month with premeditated …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 5 San Diego

Quotes

  1. "The greatest danger will be flooding in low lying areas and on roads, such as Highway 12 on the Outer Banks," said North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley. "The most deaths during tropical storms occur when people drive into flood waters and drown....
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Mike Easley Source: Forbes

  2. "We don't need to give any more voice to the powerful interests that already drown out the voices of everyday Americans," Obama said opposing the latest Supreme Court's decision.
    on Jan 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Times of India

  3. International captain Gary Player added: "I was pleased to see his head come up. It reminds me of the guy who said to his caddie 'if I don't play well today, I'll drown myself' to which the caddie replies, 'I don't' know if you can keep your head...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Jack Nicklaus Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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