immerse
verb.
thrust or throw into
Immerse yourself in hot water
Synonym: plunge
verb.
devote (oneself) fully to
He immersed himself into his studies
verb.
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter
verb.
cause to be immersed
The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text
Synonym: plunge