verb (used without object), e·merged, e·merg·ing.
Origin of emerge
Examples from the Web for emerge
With Big Eyes a lot of people, myself included, were glad to see you emerge from the rabbit hole that is the CG world.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A cynical old Chicago lawyer once described this as the theory that “out of the clash of lies, truth will emerge.”Ferguson’s Grand Jury Bought Darren Wilson’s Story|Paul Campos|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This fight looks like it will emerge as the major American wildlife campaign of the decade.
It took decades for comics to recover and emerge as an adult art form.
Every night, they emerge from their roosts, taking to the skies on silent wings.
The Dialogue allows these and related distinctions to emerge, even though it does not grapple with their implications.A Dialogue upon the Gardens|William Gilpin
Buried, no doubt, in some garret hermitage or studio, they emerge thus weekly to greet silently the passing world.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Before he could emerge from the water, the future dandy author of Pelham had to borrow a suit of corduroys from a rustic.
You emerge from it apparently sober and of the opposite sex.Foe-Farrell|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
It is said that medival medicine first began to emerge from obscurity in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.The Story of London|Henry B. Wheatley
British Dictionary definitions for emerge
verb (intr often foll by from)
Word Origin for emerge
Word Origin and History for emerge
1560s, from Middle French émerger, from Latin emergere "rise out or up, bring forth, bring to light," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + mergere "to dip, sink" (see merge). The notion is of rising from a liquid by virtue of buoyancy. Related: Emerged; emerging.