immerge

[ ih-murj ]
/ ɪˈmɜrdʒ /

verb (used without object), im·merged, im·merg·ing.

to plunge, as into a fluid.
to disappear by entering into any medium, as the moon into the shadow of the sun.

verb (used with object), im·merged, im·merg·ing.

Archaic. to immerse.

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Origin of immerge

First recorded in 1605–15, immerge is from the Latin word immergere to dip, plunge, sink into. See im-1, merge

OTHER WORDS FROM immerge

im·mer·gence, nounun·im·merged, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH immerge

immerge emergeimmerge immerse
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Example sentences from the Web for immerge

  • Thus, by a kind of sacred procedure, I immerge myself into those old stones and recreate my peculiar Roman mood.

    Alone|Norman Douglas

British Dictionary definitions for immerge

immerge
/ (ɪˈmɜːdʒ) /

verb

an archaic word for immerse

Derived forms of immerge

immergence, noun

Word Origin for immerge

C17: from Latin immergere to immerse
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