submerse definition by Webster's New World
- submersion noun
submerse definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb sub·mersed, sub·mers·ing, sub·mers·es
Origin: Probably back-formation from submersion, act of submerging, from Late Latin submersiō, submersiōn-, from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere, to submerge; see submerge.
- sub·merˈsion noun