verb (used without object), e·merged, e·merg·ing.
- emerald cut,
- emerald green,
- emerald isle,
- emerald moth,
- emergency boat,
- emergency brake,
- emergency medical technician
Origin of emerge
Examples from the Web for emerged
But the history of the church, which emerged in the late '60s, is far more complicated—and fascinating.
He has just emerged from one of the many homes that sit on top of a small hill in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Tur.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clausewitz not only survived World War II; he emerged from it with his reputation greatly enhanced.
Recently, more weird allegations against Cosby have emerged.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The United States emerged as the true victor of World War I in every sense: militarily, economically and morally.
And he made straight for the place, as near as he could estimate, where the man had emerged.An Oregon Girl|Alfred Ernest Rice
Then Grandmother Wheeler went to her little storeroom and emerged bearing a box.The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
At last she put down the receiver and emerged from the box, with a strange look of despair upon her handsome countenance.The Sign of Silence|William Le Queux
Slowly, very slowly, there emerged from the darkness two Grey Pumpkins.Knock Three Times!|Marion St. John Webb
I had barely turned my back to the rail when Henley emerged within six feet of me.Gordon Craig|Randall Parrish
verb (intr often foll by from)
Word Origin 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.