drown

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drown /ˈdraʊn/ verb
drowns; drowned; drowning
drown
/ˈdraʊn/
verb
drowns; drowned; drowning
Learner's definition of DROWN
[no object] : to die by being underwater too long and unable to breathe
[+ object] : to hold (a person or animal) underwater until death occurs
[+ object] : to cover (something) completely with a liquid
[+ object] : to cause (something or someone) not to be heard by making a loud noise
usually + out
: to experience or be affected by too much of something : to be overwhelmed by something usually + in
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to forget about (unpleasant feelings or thoughts) by getting drunk

— drowning

noun, plural drownings [count, noncount]
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