to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink.
to involve deeply; absorb: She is totally immersed in her law practice.
to baptize by immersion.
to embed; bury.
- im·mers·i·ble, adjective
- re·im·merse, verb (used with object), re·im·mersed, re·im·mers·ing.
- immerge, immerse
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How to use immerse in a sentence
Thanks to Jung, Pauli had become immersed in the studies of mysticism, numerology, and ancient symbolism.The Synchronicity of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung - Issue 93: Forerunners | Paul Halpern | November 18, 2020 | Nautilus
I was immersed in the tech world and quickly realized there was a huge gap in brand creative for tech companies.The boutique aperitif brand finding favor with millennials making more cocktails at home | Rachel King | November 15, 2020 | Fortune
So being able to get out and actually immerse yourself in the experience of the place is really important.What You Can Learn from Living in Antarctica - Issue 92: Frontiers | Marissa Grunes | November 11, 2020 | Nautilus
He spent the next several years immersed not only in the biographies of the founders but also in their reading lists.Noble virtues, bad history: How Greece and Rome influenced America’s founders | Charles King | November 6, 2020 | Washington Post
In the end, we decided that being immersed in the current pandemic was enough for us.
Then, right before last Christmas, she spent four months completely immersing herself in the role.
But he's immersing himself, creating the density of felt detail from which fine performances emerge.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I was wondering if immersing yourself in this period shed any light on the current historical moment.Martin Amis Talks About Nazis, Novels, and Cute Babies | Ronald K. Fried | October 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
[Laughs] So this idea of immersing yourself in a band was a refuge of sorts.Robyn and Royksopp’s Summertime Soundtrack ‘Do It Again’ | Andrew Romano | May 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
"It's really part of my philosophy of immersing the reader," said Martin.Game of Thrones: 10 Secrets About HBO's Adaptation | Jace Lacob | April 4, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
A grindstone with one side harder than the other can have its flinty side softened by immersing that part in boiled linseed oil.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
For zinc, clean the plate by immersing in water that has a small amount of sulphuric acid in it.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
Chill outside of blanched fruit by immersing a few minutes in a large vessel of cold water.The New Dr. Price Cookbook | Anonymous
In this case, the deposition of silver may be hastened by immersing the vessel to be silvered in warm water.A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing | Bernard D. Bolas
As the tissues relax, the feathers may be pulled easily from the skin without immersing the bird in hot water.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for immerse
(often foll by in) to plunge or dip into liquid
(often passive often foll by in) to involve deeply; engross: to immerse oneself in a problem
to baptize by immersion
- immersible, adjective
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