drown out

drown out
phr verb
Drown out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑music
Drown out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑noise, ↑word

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • drown out — (something) to make it impossible to hear something. The plane was flying so low, the roar of its engines drowned out our conversation …   New idioms dictionary

  • drown out — index extinguish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • drown out — verb To cover, obscure, or hide by being louder than. He uses the music to drown out other noises around him …   Wiktionary

  • drown out — {v.} To make so much noise that it is impossible to hear (some other sound). * /The children s shouts drowned out the music./ * /The actor s words were drowned out by applause./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drown out — {v.} To make so much noise that it is impossible to hear (some other sound). * /The children s shouts drowned out the music./ * /The actor s words were drowned out by applause./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drown\ out — v To make so much noise that it is impossible to hear (some other sound). The children s shouts drowned out the music. The actor s words were drowned out by applause …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drown out — make so much noise that it is impossible to hear The team captain was drowned out by the cheering fans …   Idioms and examples

  • drown out — verb make imperceptible (Freq. 3) The noise from the ice machine drowned out the music • Hypernyms: ↑make noise, ↑resound, ↑noise • Verb Frames: Something s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • drown out — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. silence, overwhelm, muffle; see hush 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • drown out — cause not to be seen or heard by overpowering it (i.e. with noise or commotion) …   English contemporary dictionary


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