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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To appear. Also: To rise from.

Usage examples (37)
  • Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
  • He felt new emotions emerge
  • Krinak saw the elder lemkin emerge from the dust, brandishing his stick at the giant as he said, You!
  • Will McCain emerge from the debate with a clear and crisp position regarding what the Government's best action should be on the fiscal crisis. for more
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  • After you "emerge" (to become visible; to become apparent) from the locker room you might "immerge" (to plunge) into a swimming pool.
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