What does the word drown mean?

Usage examples for drown

  1. Flood the garden, drown me! – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  2. It whispered in his ears, and seemed for a little to drown the haunting notes of the violin. – Marie by Laura E. Richards
  3. Never let the world's applause drown the voice of conscience. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.