- v cover completely or make imperceptible
I was drowned in work
The noise drowned out her speech
- v get rid of as if by submerging
She drowned her trouble in alcohol
- v die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
The child drowned in the lake
- v kill by submerging in water
He drowned the kittens
- v be covered with or submerged in a liquid
- Bush wants his State of the Union speech to drown out those stories linking the disgraced company and the White House Enron Takes A Life An Inside Look Cliff Baxter's once .
- Bush wants his State of the Union speech to drown out those stories linking the disgraced company and the White House CNN AllPolitics.
- Theres debate about the causes, but rising seas are lapping away the edges of tiny island nationsand could eventually drown them.
- Mike Easley in Forbes
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....
- Barack Obama in Times of India
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.
- Jack Nicklaus in Sydney Morning Herald
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...