Meaning of SWAMP in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 1784

1 a : to fill with or as if with water : INUNDATE , SUBMERGE b : to overwhelm numerically or by an excess of something : FLOOD < swamp ed with work>

2 : to open by removing underbrush and debris

intransitive verb : to become submerged

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.