- emergent(def 3): emerging nations.
Origin of emerging
- to come forth into view or notice, as from concealment or obscurity: a ghost emerging from the grave; a ship emerging from the fog.
- to rise or come forth from or as if from water or other liquid.
- to come up or arise, as a question or difficulty.
- to come into existence; develop.
- to rise, as from an inferior or unfortunate state or condition.
Origin of emerge
1630–40; < Latin ēmergere to arise out of, equivalent to ē- e-1 + mergere to dive, sink
1. 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.
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Examples from the Web for emerging
There are already places like this emerging around the country, and marketing themselves this way.Will Texas Stay Texan?
December 29, 2014
She went off to art school and quickly became enveloped in the emerging punk scene.A First Lady of Punk Rock Talks
December 9, 2014
The caller mentioned my work, which focused primarily on consumer products, mobile apps, emerging start-ups, and web trends.A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat
December 1, 2014
The emerging epidemic among young people is not because they really do not get the message about HIV.The New Face of HIV Is Gay & Young
December 1, 2014
The emerging power dynamics in Yemen are undermining U.S. gains against Al Qaeda and strengthening ISIS.Yemen’s a Model All Right—For Disaster
Michael Shank , Casey Harrity
November 14, 2014
She is not yet out of the world of matter, though she is emerging.The Conquest of Fear
He crossed over, emerging out of the shadows into her enveloping radiance.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Then, on emerging from the wood, on again reaching the parterre, he raised his eyes.
Emerging from a dream, the young fellow also began to smile.
In a few minutes Von Holzen approached them, emerging from the factory alone.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
- to come up to the surface of or rise from water or other liquid
- to come into view, as from concealment or obscurityhe emerged from the cave
- (foll by from) to come out (of) or live (through a difficult experience)he emerged from his ordeal with dignity
- to become apparentseveral interesting things emerged from the report
C17: from Latin ēmergere to rise up from, from mergere to dip
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Word Origin and History for emerging
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