- to plunge, as into a fluid.
- to disappear by entering into any medium, as the moon into the shadow of the sun.
- Archaic. to immerse.
Origin of immerge
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Related Words for immergebaptize, bathe, douse, drench, duck, dunk, immerse, irrigate, lave, lower, moisten, pitch, plunge, rinse, slop, slosh, soak, souse, splash, steep
Examples from the Web for immerge
Historical Examples of immerge
Thus, by a kind of sacred procedure, I immerge myself into those old stones and recreate my peculiar Roman mood.Alone
- an archaic word for immerse
Word Origin for immerge
C17: from Latin immergere to immerse
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1620s, "immerse, plunge" (rare), from Latin immergere "to dip, plunge" (see immersion). Related: Immerged; immerging.
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