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drown /draun/
  • nội động từ
    • chết đuối
    • ngoại động từ
      • dìm chết, làm chết đuối
        • to be drowned: bị chết đuối (vì tai nạn...)
        • to drown oneself: nhảy xuống (sông) tự tử, đâm đầu xuống (sông...) tự tử
      • pha loãng quá, pha nhiều nước quá (vào rượu...)
      • làm ngập lụt, làm ngập nước, làm ướt đầm đìa, làm giàn giụa
        • drowned in tears: đầm đìa nước mắt
        • like a drowned rat: ướt như chuột lột
      • làm chìn đắm, làm lấp, làm át (tiếng nói...), làm tiêu (nỗi sầu...)
        • to be drowned in sleep: chìm đắm trong giấc ngủ, ngủ say mê mệt
        • to drown someone's voice: làm át tiếng nói của ai
        • to drown one's sorrow in drink: uống rượu tiêu sầu
      • to be drowned out
        • bị lụt lội phải lánh khỏi nhà
      • to drowing man will catch at a straw
        • (xem) catch
    Concise Dictionary
    +cover completely or make imperceptible
    +get rid of as if by submerging
    +die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
    +kill by submerging in water

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 flood, inundate, swamp, deluge, drench, immerse, submerge, engulf:
    The village was completely drowned in the tidal wave.
    2 overwhelm, overcome, overpower, engulf, swamp, deluge, inundate:
    We were almost drowned by the responses to our advertisement.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    1 to die because you have been underwater too long and you cannot breathe; to kill sb in this way: [V] Two children drowned after falling into the river. + He had attempted to rescue the drowning man. + [VN] She tried to drown herself. + He was drowned at sea. + They had drowned the unwanted kittens.
    2 [VN] ~ sth (in sth) to make sth very wet; to completely cover sth in water or another liquid: The fruit was drowned in cream.
    3 [VN] ~ sb/sth (out) (of a sound) to be louder than other sounds so that you cannot hear them: She turned up the radio to drown out the noise from next door.
    drowning noun [U, C]: death by drowning + Alcohol plays a part in an estimated 30% of drownings.
    Idioms: drown your fears / loneliness / sorrows, etc. (especially humorous) to get drunk in order to forget your problems

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