emerge

To emerge means to come out into view or come forth. You might hope to emerge from an epic perming session looking like a beauty queen, but chances are it will just look like you got electrocuted.

From the Latin emergere, meaning to “rise out or up, bring forth, bring to light,” emerge is an intransitive verb that might bring to mind the image of a whale rising up from the depths of the sea, or of a person popping out from a dark corner to spook you. Appear and peep are synonyms, while dip and sink are antonyms.

Primary Meanings of emerge

1.
v
come out into view, as from concealment
2.
v
happen or occur as a result of something
Full Definitions of emerge
1

v come out into view, as from concealment

“Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office”
Types:
burst
emerge suddenly
shell
fall out of the pod or husk
Type of:
appear
come into sight or view

v come out of

Synonyms:
come forth, come out, egress, go forth, issue
Types:
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pop out
come out suddenly or forcefully
radiate
issue or emerge in rays or waves
leak
enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure
escape
issue or leak, as from a small opening
fall
come out; issue
debouch
pass out or emerge; especially of rivers
come out, fall out
come off

v come up to the surface of or rise

“He felt new emotions emerge
Type of:
come up, rise, rise up, surface
come to the surface

v become known or apparent

“Some nice results emerged from the study”
Type of:
appear
come into sight or view
2

v happen or occur as a result of something

Synonyms:
come forth
Types:
break
come forth or begin from a state of latency
Type of:
arise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise
come into existence; take on form or shape

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