Synonyms for submarine

Synonyms for (noun) submarine

Synonyms: submarine, sub, U-boat, pigboat

Definition: a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

Similar words: submersible, submersible warship

Definition: a warship designed to operate under water


Synonyms: poor boy, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, sub, Cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, wedge, zep, bomber, Italian sandwich

Definition: 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

Similar words: sandwich

Definition: two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them

Synonyms for (verb) submarine

Synonyms: submarine

Definition: attack by submarine

Usage: The Germans submarined the Allies

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

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


Synonyms: submarine

Definition: control a submarine

Similar words: operate, control

Definition: handle and cause to function

Usage: do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol; control the lever


Synonyms: submarine

Definition: bring down with a blow to the legs

Similar words: knock down, down, cut down, pull down, push down

Definition: cause to come or go down

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


Synonyms: submarine

Definition: throw with an underhand motion

Similar words: flip, pitch, sky, toss

Definition: throw or toss with a light motion

Usage: flip me the beachball; toss me newspaper


Synonyms: submarine

Definition: move forward or under in a sliding motion

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

Similar words: skid, slew, slide, slip, slue

Definition: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

Usage: the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

Synonyms for (adjective) submarine

Synonyms: undersea, submarine

Definition: beneath the surface of the sea

Similar words: subsurface

Definition: beneath the surface

Usage: subsurface materials of the moon