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Dictionary definition for: Drown

1. (v) cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in work" "The noise drowned out her speech"

2. (v) get rid of as if by submerging; "She drowned her trouble in alcohol"

3. (v) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake"

4. (v) kill by submerging in water; "He drowned the kittens"

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