- to come up to the surface of or rise from water or other liquid
- to come into view, as from concealment or obscurity
- (followed by from) to come out (of) or live (through a difficult experience)
- to become apparent
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈm3ːrdʒ/USA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈmɝdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i mûrj′)
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e•merge /ɪˈmɜrdʒ/USA pronunciation v. [no object; (~ + from + object)], e•merged, e•merg•ing.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•mer•gent, adj. See -merg-.
e•merge (i mûrj′),USA pronunciation v.i., e•merged, e•merg•ing.
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emerge /ɪˈmɜːdʒ/ vb (intransitive) often followed by from:
'emerge' also found in these entries:
appear - arise - awake - bob - bonnet - centrifugal box - come - come off - come through - cover - critical angle - debouch - dip - egress - emanate - emergency - emergent - emerging - emersed - emersion - erupt - exist - fall on - hatch - hilum - issue - latent image - materialize - oppose - preemergent - proceed - puberty - punctuated equilibrium - reemerge - resort - shadow - spinal nerve - spring - surface - triple-nerved
Collocations: emerge from its [cocoon, chrysalis], emerged from the [hole, cave, house], emerge from the [mist, fog, night, dark], more...
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