Complete Definition of "engulf"

English
Etymology
en- + gulf

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To overwhelm.

#:Desperation engulfed her after her daugther's death.

  1. transitive To surround; to cover.

#:Only Noah survived when the Flood engulfed earth.

Translations
trans-top|overwhelm
Finnish: vallata
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|surround; cover
Finnish: peittää; (figuratively) nielaista
Turkish: kaplamak
trans-mid
trans-bottom

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