immerse

If you immerse yourself in your work, you completely involve yourself in it, spending long hours in the office and thinking about work all the time.

Immerse can also mean to submerge in a liquid. A science experiment might tell you to immerse a piece of paper completely in water. If you are a swimmer immersed in a rigorous training regimen, you might be immersing yourself in the pool several times a day.

Definitions of immerse
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v cause to be immersed

Synonyms:
plunge
absorb, engross, engulf, plunge, soak up, steep
devote (oneself) fully to

v thrust or throw into

Immerse yourself in hot water”
Synonyms:
plunge
Types:
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dip, douse, dunk, plunge, souse
immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
dip
plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
dip
immerse in a disinfectant solution
submerge, submerse
put under water
soak
submerge in a liquid
sheathe
plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh
sop
dip into liquid
dip, douse, duck
dip into a liquid
dabble
dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
Type of:
penetrate, perforate
pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

v enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Synonyms:
bury, eat up, swallow, swallow up
Type of:
close in, enclose, inclose, shut in
surround completely

v devote (oneself) fully to

“He immersed himself into his studies”
Synonyms:
absorb, engross, engulf, plunge, soak up, steep
plunge
cause to be immersed
Types:
drink, drink in
be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to
Type of:
center, centre, concentrate, focus, pore, rivet
direct one's attention on something

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