emerge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈm3ːrdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈmɝdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i mûrj)


Inflections of 'emerge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
emerges
v 3rd person singular
emerging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
emerged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
emerged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•merge /ɪˈmɜrdʒ/USA pronunciation   v. [no object;  (~ + from + object)], e•merged, e•merg•ing. 
  1. to come forth into view, as from hiding:Two rabbits emerged from the bushes.
  2. to come into existence or notice:New evidence emerged from her investigation.
e•mer•gence, n. [uncountable]
e•mer•gent, adj. See -merg-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•merge  (i mûrj),USA pronunciation v.i.,  e•merged, e•merg•ing. 
  1. to come forth into view or notice, as from concealment or obscurity:a ghost emerging from the grave; a ship emerging from the fog.
  2. to rise or come forth from or as if from water or other liquid.
  3. to come up or arise, as a question or difficulty.
  4. to come into existence;
    develop.
  5. to rise, as from an inferior or unfortunate state or condition.
  • Latin ēmergere to arise out of, equivalent. to ē- e- + mergere to dive, sink
  • 1630–40
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged Emerge, emanate, issue mean to come forth.
      Emerge is used of coming forth from a place shut off from view, or from concealment, or the like, into sight and notice:The sun emerges from behind the clouds.Emanate is used of intangible things, as light or ideas, spreading from a source:Rumors often emanate from irresponsible persons.Issue is often used of a number of persons, a mass of matter, or a volume of smoke, sound, or the like, coming forth through any outlet or outlets:The crowd issued from the building.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
emerge /ɪˈmɜːdʒ/ vb (intransitive) often followed by from:
  1. to come up to the surface of or rise from water or other liquid
  2. to come into view, as from concealment or obscurity
  3. (followed by from) to come out (of) or live (through a difficult experience)
  4. to become apparent
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin ēmergere to rise up from, from mergere to dip

eˈmerging adj
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