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Emerge vs. Immerse

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  • Emerge (verb)

    To come into view.

  • Emerge (verb)

    To come out of a situation, object or a liquid.

    "He emerged unscathed from the accident."

    "The Soviet Union emerged from the ruins of an empire."

    "The submarine emerged from the ocean."

  • Emerge (verb)

    To become known.

    "Gradually the truth emerged."

  • Immerse (verb)

    To put under the surface of a liquid; to dunk.

    "Archimedes determined the volume of objects by immersing them in water."

  • Immerse (verb)

    To involve or engage deeply.

    "The sculptor immersed himself in anatomic studies."

  • Immerse (verb)

    To map into an immersion.

  • Immerse (adjective)

    Immersed; buried; sunk.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Emerge (verb)

    To rise out of a fluid; to come forth from that in which anything has been plunged, enveloped, or concealed; to issue and appear; as, to emerge from the water or the ocean; the sun emerges from behind the moon in an eclipse; to emerge from poverty or obscurity.

  • Immerse (adjective)

    Immersed; buried; hid; sunk.

  • Immerse

    To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge.

  • Immerse

    To baptize by immersion.

  • Immerse

    To engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm.

Webster Dictionary
  • Emerge (verb)

    come out into view, as from concealment;

    "Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office"

  • Emerge (verb)

    come out of;

    "Water issued from the hole in the wall"

    "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

  • Emerge (verb)

    become known or apparent;

    "Some nice results emerged from the study"

  • Emerge (verb)

    come up to the surface of or rise;

    "He felt new emotions emerge"

  • Emerge (verb)

    happen or occur as a result of something

  • Immerse (verb)

    thrust or throw into;

    "Immerse yourself in hot water"

  • Immerse (verb)

    engross (oneself) fully;

    "He immersed himself into his studies"

  • Immerse (verb)

    enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing;

    "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"

  • Immerse (verb)

    cause to be immersed;

    "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"

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