Translation of "drown" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /draʊn/ us
DIE [ I, T ]

to die because you are under water and cannot breathe, or to kill someone in this way

suda boğulmak/boğmak
Two people drowned in a boating accident yesterday.
COVER [ T ] also drown out

If a loud noise drowns the sound of something else, it prevents that sound from being heard.

gürültüye/sese boğmak
His voice was drowned out by the traffic.

(Translation of “drown” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)