1. sinking until covered completely with water

Similar word(s): submergence, submerging, submersion

Definition categories: event, sinking

2. (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse

Similar word(s): ingress

Definition categories: event, disappearance

3. complete attention; intense mental effort

Similar word(s): absorption, concentration, engrossment

Definition categories: thought, attention

4. a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged

Definition categories: act, baptism

5. the act of wetting something by submerging it

Similar word(s): dousing, ducking, submersion

Definition categories: act, wetting