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Definition 1: a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for submarine in the sense of this definition

(submarine is a kind of ...) a warship designed to operate under water

(... is a kind of submarine ) a submarine that is propelled by nuclear power

(... is a kind of submarine ) a submarine carrying ballistic missiles

(... is a kind of submarine ) a submarine for research purposes

(... is a kind of submarine ) a military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shipping

(submarine is a part of ...) hatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency

(submarine is a part of ...) a raised bridge on a submarine; often used for entering and exiting

(submarine is a part of ...) an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field

(submarine is a part of ...) air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time

(submarine is a part of ...) a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return

"sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging" "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"

Definition 2: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for submarine in the sense of this definition

(submarine is a kind of ...) two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them

Definition 3: attack by submarine - [verb of competition]

Samples where submarine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Germans submarined the Allies

(submarine is a kind of ...) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

"Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II" "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"

Definition 4: bring down with a blow to the legs - [verb of contact]

(submarine is a kind of ...) cause to come or go down

"The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect" "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

(submarine belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 5: throw with an underhand motion - [verb of contact]

(submarine is a kind of ...) throw or toss with a light motion

"flip me the beachball" "toss me newspaper"

(submarine belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 6: control a submarine - [verb of contact]

(submarine is a kind of ...) handle and cause to function

"do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol" "control the lever"

Definition 7: move forward or under in a sliding motion - [verb of motion]

Samples where submarine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car

(submarine is a kind of ...) move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

"the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

Definition 8: beneath the surface of the sea - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for submarine in the sense of this definition

(submarine is similar to ...) beneath the surface

"subsurface materials of the moon"

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