Origin of submerse; from Classical Latin submersus, past participle of submergere
transitive verbsub·mersed, sub·mers·ing, sub·mers·es
Origin of submerseProbably back-formation from submersion, act of submerging, from Late Latin submersiō, submersiōn-, from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere, to submerge; see submerge.
(third-person singular simple present submerses, present participle submersing, simple past and past participle submersed)
- To submerge