transitive verb-·mersed′, -·mers′ing
Origin of submersefrom 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