Emerge


Emerge
Emerge E*merge", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Emerged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emerging}.] [L. emergere, emersum; e out + mergere to dip, plunge. See {Merge}.] 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. ``Thetis . . . emerging from the deep.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Those who have emerged from very low, some from the lowest, classes of society. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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