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emerge (v.)

"to rise from or out of anything that surrounds, covers, or conceals; come forth; appear, as from concealment," 1560s, from French émerger and directly from Latin emergere "bring forth, bring to light," intransitively "arise out or up, come forth, come up, come out, rise," from assimilated form of ex "out" (see ex-) + mergere "to dip, sink" (see merge). The notion is of rising from a liquid by virtue of buoyancy. Related: Emerged; emerging.

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Definitions of emerge from WordNet

emerge (v.)
come out into view, as from concealment;
Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
emerge (v.)
come out of;
Synonyms: issue / come out / come forth / go forth / egress
emerge (v.)
become known or apparent;
Some nice results emerged from the study
emerge (v.)
come up to the surface of or rise;
He felt new emotions emerge
emerge (v.)
happen or occur as a result of something;
Synonyms: come forth
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