Synonyms of drown in English:

drown


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verb

1‘he was shipwrecked, and very nearly drowned’

SYNONYMS
suffocate in water, inhale water
go under
go to a watery grave
informal go to Davy Jones's locker

2‘when the ice melted, the valleys were drowned’

SYNONYMS
flood, submerge, immerse, inundate, deluge, swamp, engulf, drench, soak, cover, saturate
ANTONYMS

drain

3‘his voice was drowned by the clatter of footsteps’

SYNONYMS
make inaudible, drown out, be louder than, overpower, overwhelm, overcome, override, engulf, swallow up, devour, bury
muffle, deaden, stifle, wipe out, extinguish, silence
ANTONYMS

augment

4‘she had spent every waking hour working, trying to drown her private pain’

SYNONYMS
suppress, deaden, stifle, restrain, smother, bottle up, hold back, keep back, check, keep in check, curb, contain, bridle, put a lid on
extinguish, quash, quench, obliterate, wipe out, get rid of