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emerge

e·merge

emerge

 
pronunciation:
ih muhrj
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: emerged, emerges, emerging
definition 1: to rise up from or come out of a surrounding environment or substance.
A figure emerged from the mist.Finally, the diver's head emerged out of the murky water.
similar words:
appear, emanate, issue, loom, surface
definition 2: to become apparent or evident.
Eventually, new evidence emerged, and the case was reopened.
synonyms:
appear
similar words:
materialize, transpire
definition 3: to come into being; develop.
The project was delayed because of unforeseen problems that emerged.New and radical ideas began to emerge toward the end of the century.
synonyms:
arise, come up, develop, evolve, rise
similar words:
crop up, dawn, originate, spring up
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The word emerge contains the following part:
merge, mers Latin root that means dip, dive