Definitions of drown:
  • verb:   die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
    Example: "The child drowned in the lake"
  • verb:   get rid of as if by submerging
    Example: "She drowned her trouble in alcohol"
  • verb:   kill by submerging in water
    Example: "He drowned the kittens"
  • verb:   cover completely or make imperceptible
    Example: "I was drowned in work"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #10513)

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