Definitions for: Emerge


[v] come out into view, as from concealment; "Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office"
[v] become known or apparent; "Some nice results emerged from the study"
[v] come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
[v] come up to the surface of or rise, as from water; also used metaphorically; "He felt new emotions emerge"
[v] happen or occur as a result of something



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

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

Synonyms: come forth, come forth, come out, egress, go forth, issue

See Also: all out, appear, arise, break, burst, come up, debouch, develop, escape, fall, grow, leak, originate, pop out, radiate, rise, rise, rise up, shell, spring up, surface, uprise

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