emerge


emerge
/i merrj"/, v.i., emerged, emerging.
1. to come forth into view or notice, as from concealment or obscurity: a ghost emerging from the grave; a ship emerging from the fog.
2. to rise or come forth from or as if from water or other liquid.
3. to come up or arise, as a question or difficulty.
4. to come into existence; develop.
5. to rise, as from an inferior or unfortunate state or condition.
[1630-40; < L emergere to arise out of, equiv. to e- E- + mergere to dive, sink]
Syn. 1. EMERGE, EMANATE, ISSUE mean to come forth. EMERGE is used of coming forth from a place shut off from view, or from concealment, or the like, into sight and notice: The sun emerges from behind the clouds. EMANATE is used of intangible things, as light or ideas, spreading from a source: Rumors often emanate from irresponsible persons. ISSUE is often used of a number of persons, a mass of matter, or a volume of smoke, sound, or the like, coming forth through any outlet or outlets: The crowd issued from the building.

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