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immerge

[ih-murj] /ɪˈmɜrdʒ/
verb (used without object), immerged, immerging.
1.
to plunge, as into a fluid.
2.
to disappear by entering into any medium, as the moon into the shadow of the sun.
verb (used with object), immerged, immerging.
3.
Archaic. to immerse.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin immergere to dip, plunge, sink into. See im-1, merge
Related forms
immergence, noun
unimmerged, adjective
Can be confused
immerge, emerge.
immerge, immerse.
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British Dictionary definitions for immergence

immerge

/ɪˈmɜːdʒ/
verb
1.
an archaic word for immerse
Derived Forms
immergence, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin immergere to immerse
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Word Origin and History for immergence

immerge

v.

1620s, "immerse, plunge" (rare), from Latin immergere "to dip, plunge" (see immersion). Related: Immerged; immerging.

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