Emerge meaning

ĭ-mûrj
To move out or away from a surrounding fluid, covering, or shelter.

Seals emerging from the water; animals emerging from the forest.

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(intransitive, copulative) 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.

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To come into existence.

A period when many new life forms emerged.

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To develop or evolve as something new, improved, etc.

A strong breed emerged.

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To rise from or as from a surrounding fluid.
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(intransitive) To come into view.
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(intransitive) To become known.

Gradually the truth emerged.

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To emerge is defined as to become more well known or more important, or to come into view.

An example of emerge is when a new actor gets discovered and becomes a famous movie star.

An example of emerge is when the sun comes out from the clouds.

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Origin of emerge

  • Latin ēmergere ē-, ex- ex- mergere to immerse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • [Late 16th Century] From Middle French emerger, from Latin emergere (“to rise up or out”), from e-, a variant of ex- (“out, forth”), + mergere (“to dip, to sink”)

    From Wiktionary