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drown

  
      vt  
   (=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   
  [+sound]  
couvrir  
→ 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.)

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
vt.
couvrir ; noyer (bruit)
id.
noyer son chagrin dans l'alcool
exp.
noyer son chagrin
v.
noyé le chagrin dans l'alcool
exp.
Les animaux s'emmêlent dans les filets de pêche et se noient.
adv.
qui veut noyer son chien, l'accuse de la rage
adv.
qui veut noyer son chien, l'accuse de la rage
n.
zone de liste déroulante
[Comp.]
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'drown' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
drown oneself
vr.
drown oneself
v.
drown sorrows
v.
drink to drown the sorrows
v.
drink to drown the sorrows
v.
delude oneself ; be drown in wishful thinking ; live in fantasyland; live in topsy-turvy land

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