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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 drown /ˈdraʊn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 drown /ˈdraʊn/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drown v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drowned p. pr. & vb. n. Drowning.]  To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish in water.
    Methought, what pain it was to drown.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drown, v. t.
 1. To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate. “They drown the land.”
 2. To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
 3. To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; -- said especially of sound.
    Most men being in sensual pleasures drowned.   --Sir J. Davies.
    My private voice is drowned amid the senate.   --Addison.
 To drown up, to swallow up. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in
           work"; "The noise drowned out her speech" [syn: submerge,
      2: get rid of as if by submerging; "She drowned her trouble in
      3: die from being submerged in water, getting water into the
         lungs, and asphyxiating; "The child drowned in the lake"
      4: kill by submerging in water; "He drowned the kittens"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Ex. 15:4; Amos 8:8; Heb. 11:29). Drowning was a mode of capital
    punishment in use among the Syrians, and was known to the Jews
    in the time of our Lord. To this he alludes in Matt. 18:6.