- vt. 淹没；把…浸入；沉浸
- vi. 淹没；潜入水中；湮没
CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 TOEFL CET6
- submerge: see merge
- submerge (v.)
- c. 1600 (transitive), from French submerger (14c.) or directly from Latin submergere "to plunge under, sink, overwhelm," from sub "under" (see sub-) + mergere "to plunge, immerse" (see merge). Intransitive meaning "sink under water, sink out of sight" is from 1650s, made common 20c. in connection with submarines. Related: Submerged; submerging.
- 1. Breaking the dam could submerge downstream cities such as Wuhan.
- 2. The waters were rising about the rock and would soon submerge it.
- 3. Hippos are unable to submerge in the few remaining water holes.
- 4. The submarine had had time to submerge before the warship could approach.
- 5. The submarine can submerge very quickly.
[ submerge 造句 ]