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SUBMERGED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does submerged mean? 

SUBMERGED (adjective)
  The adjective SUBMERGED has 3 senses:

1. under water; e.g. at the bottom of a body of water
2. beneath the surface of the water
3. growing or remaining under water

  Familiarity information: SUBMERGED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBMERGED (adjective)


Sense 1submerged [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Under water; e.g. at the bottom of a body of water

Synonyms:

submerged; sunken

Context examples:

sunken treasure / a sunken ship

Similar:

drowned (dead by drowning)

swamped (sunk by being filled with water)


Sense 2submerged [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Beneath the surface of the water

Synonyms:

submersed; underwater; submerged

Context example:

submerged rocks

Similar:

subsurface (beneath the surface)


Sense 3submerged [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Growing or remaining under water

Synonyms:

subaquatic; subaqueous; underwater; submersed; submerged

Context examples:

viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat / submerged leaves

Similar:

aquatic (operating or living or growing in water)

Domain category:

biological science; biology (the science that studies living organisms)


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