Definition of Immerse in English :

Define Immerse in English

Immerse meaning in English

Meaning of Immerse in English

Pronunciation of Immerse in English

Immerse pronunciation in English

Pronounce Immerse in English


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1. immerse, plunge

thrust or throw into

Example Sentences:
'Immerse yourself in hot water'

2. absorb, engross, engulf, immerse, plunge, soak up, steep

devote (oneself) fully to

Example Sentences:
'He immersed himself into his studies'

3. bury, eat up, immerse, swallow, swallow up

enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Example Sentences:
'The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter'

4. immerse, plunge

cause to be immersed

Example Sentences:
'The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
1. (often foll by in)
to plunge or dip into liquid
2. (often passive; often foll by in)
to involve deeply; engross
to immerse oneself in a problem
to baptize by immersion

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verb transitiveWord forms: imˈmersed or imˈmersing
to plunge, drop, or dip into or as if into a liquid, esp. so as to cover completely
to baptize by submerging in water
to absorb deeply; engross
immersed in study

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. im·mersed, im·mers·ing, im·mers·es
1. To cover completely in a liquid; submerge.
2. To baptize by submerging in water.
3. To engage wholly or deeply; absorb: scholars who immerse themselves in their subjects.

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