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emerge


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Those  who  have  emerged  from  very  low  some  from  the 
  lowest,  classes  of  society.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emerge 
  v  1:  come  out  into  view,  as  from  concealment;  "Suddenly,  the 
  proprietor  emerged  from  his  office" 
  2:  come  out  of  "Water  issued  from  the  hole  in  the  wall";  "The 
  words  seemed  to  come  out  by  themselves"  [syn:  {issue},  {come 
  out},  {come  forth}] 
  3:  become  known  or  apparent;  "Some  nice  results  emerged  from 
  the  study" 
  4:  come  up  to  the  surface  of  or  rise,  as  from  water;  also  used 
  metaphorically:  "He  felt  new  emotions  emerge" 
  5:  happen  or  occur  as  a  result  of  something  [syn:  {come  forth}] 




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