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   (=kill)   noyer  
to be drowned        [+person, animal]   se noyer  
→ She fell in the water and was drowned.        
to drown one's sorrows      (=drink a lot)   noyer son chagrin  
        drown out   
→ His speech was drowned by loud cheers.        
→ Her voice was drowned out by a loud crash.        
      vi   (=die)   se noyer  
→ They drowned after their boat capsized.        
A boy drowned here yesterday.      Un garçon s'est noyé ici hier.  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
drown v.
noyer (vt.) ; se noyer (vr.)

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
couvrir ; noyer (bruit)
noyer son chagrin dans l'alcool
noyer son chagrin
noyé le chagrin dans l'alcool
qui veut noyer son chien, l'accuse de la rage
Les animaux s'emmêlent dans les filets de pêche et se noient.
qui veut noyer son chien, l'accuse de la rage
'drown' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
drown oneself
drown sorrows
drown oneself
drink to drown the sorrows
drink to drown the sorrows
delude oneself ; be drown in wishful thinking ; live in fantasyland; live in topsy-turvy land
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"drown": examples and translations in context
Some make it, others drown, and the process goes on and on. Certains y arrivent, d'autres se noient et ainsi de suite.
It will drown the hopes of democracy in the Middle East. Elles noieront les espoirs de démocratie au Moyen-Orient.
Those that don't generally flail in the water helplessly, and then drown. En général, les autres s’agitent désespérément dans l’eau, puis ils se noient.
A child who falls onto a solar pool cover may become entangled in it and drown. En tombant, l'enfant pourrait s'embourber dans la couverture et se noyer.
We actually managed to drown two million dollars' worth of camera gear. Nous avons en fait réussi à noyer deux millions de dollars de matériel vidéo.
Get me enough gold, Cleander, to drown Livius and his new Rome. Apporte-moi assez d'or pour couler Livius et sa nouvelle Rome.
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