Synonyms of drown in English:

drown


See definition of drown

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