Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb swallow_up

1 sense of swallow up

Sense 1
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up -- (enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

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