submerge

submerge(
suhb
-
muhrj
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to cover with water)
a. sumergir
Make sure you submerge all of the pasta so that it cooks evenly.Asegúrate de sumergir toda la pasta para que se cueza uniformemente.
b. hundir
The minister submerges people completely when he baptizes them.El pastor hunde a las personas completamente cuando las bautiza.
c. inundar (flood)
By nightfall, the rainwater had submerged the entire lot.Cuando anocheció, el agua de la lluvia había inundado todo el terreno.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to concentrate fully; used with "in")
a. sumergirse en
When Susan reads, she submerges herself in her book and forgets about the world.Cuando Susan lee, se sumerge en su libro y se olvida del mundo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to go underwater)
a. sumergirse
The enemy submarine submerged and disappeared.El submarino enemigo se sumergió y desapareció.
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submerge
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (immerse)
a. sumergir
2. (flood)
a. inundar
3. (fig)
a.
to submerge oneself in one's workencerrarse en el trabajo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (submarine, diver)
a. sumergirse
submerge [səbˈmɜːdʒ]
transitive verb
1 (plunge) hundir;in en
2 (flood) inundar
intransitive verb
[+submarine, person] sumergirse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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