Definition Drown

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Definition

to drown: to die by being submerged in water; to flood, to saturate
verb
He was underwater for nearly a minute and we thought he had drowned, but fortunately he was saved.

Pronunciation examples
UK: We thought that he had drowned but fortunately he was saved.
US: On Saturday night I am going to drown myself in my sorrows.

Examples

  • "Brian : Look, I have fingers, not fins, and if you observe closely, you'll see that I'm slowly drowning."
  • "Have you ever seen a fish drown?"
  • "After all, I once sold a drowning man a bottle of water."
  • "All the world is drowning."
  • "Moira : Next, we'll be speaking to the wife of the man who drowned himself in the kitchen sink."

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