Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: engulf  en'gúlf
  1. Devote (oneself) fully to
    - steep, immerse, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up
     
  2. Flow over or cover completely
    "The bright light engulfed him completely"

Derived forms: engulfing, engulfs, engulfed

Type of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], concentrate, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, focus, pore, rivet, wrap