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drowning


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  drown 
 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  drown 
 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  drown 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  drown 
 
  4  senses  of  drown 
 
  Sense  1 
  submerge,  drown,  overwhelm 
  =>  cover,  spread  over 
  Also  See->  drown  out#1 
 
  Sense  2 
  drown 
  =>  eliminate,  get  rid  of  do  away  with 
 
  Sense  3 
  drown 
  =>  die,  decease,  perish,  go  exit  pass  away  expire,  pass 
 
  Sense  4 
  drown 
  =>  kill 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  drown 
 
  drown  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  4) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  drown 
 
  Sense  1 
  submerge,  drown,  overwhelm 
  =>  cover,  spread  over 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  drown 
  =>  eliminate,  get  rid  of  do  away  with 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  drown 
  =>  die,  decease,  perish,  go  exit  pass  away  expire,  pass 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  drown 
  =>  kill 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  drown 
 
  The  verb  drown  has  4  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  submerge,  drown,  overwhelm  --  (cover  completely  or  make  imperceptible;  "I  was  drowned  in  work";  "The  noise  drowned  out  her  speech") 
  2.  (2)  drown  --  (get  rid  of  as  if  by  submerging;  "She  drowned  her  trouble  in  alcohol") 
  3.  (2)  drown  --  (die  from  being  submerged  in  water,  getting  water  into  the  lungs,  and  asphyxiating;  "The  child  drowned  in  the  lake") 
  4.  (1)  drown  --  (kill  by  submerging  in  water;  "He  drowned  the  kittens") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  drown 
 
  The  verb  drown  has  4  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  submerge,  drown,  overwhelm  --  (cover  completely  or  make  imperceptible;  "I  was  drowned  in  work";  "The  noise  drowned  out  her  speech") 
  2.  (2)  drown  --  (get  rid  of  as  if  by  submerging;  "She  drowned  her  trouble  in  alcohol") 
  3.  (2)  drown  --  (die  from  being  submerged  in  water,  getting  water  into  the  lungs,  and  asphyxiating;  "The  child  drowned  in  the  lake") 
  4.  (1)  drown  --  (kill  by  submerging  in  water;  "He  drowned  the  kittens") 



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