To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish in water.
- To kill by submerging and suffocating in water or another liquid.
- To drench thoroughly or cover with or as if with a liquid.
- To deaden one's awareness of; blot out: people who drowned their troubles in drink.
- To muffle or mask (a sound) by a louder sound: screams that were drowned out by the passing train.
- To die by suffocating in water or another liquid.