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  1. e·merge
    IPA[əˈmərj]
  2. verb

    • 1. move out of or away from something and come into view:

      black ravens emerged from the fog
      Synonym : come out, appear, come into view, become visible, make an appearance, turn up, spring up, come up, surface, crop up, pop up, materialize, manifest oneself, arise, proceed, issue, come forth, emanate
    • 2. become apparent, important, or prominent:

      Philadelphia has emerged as the clear favorite a world of emerging economic giants
      Synonym : become known, become apparent, become evident, be revealed, come to light, come out, transpire, come to the fore, enter the picture, unfold, turn out, prove to be the case, become common knowledge, get around
    • 3. (of facts or circumstances) become known:

      reports of a deadlock emerged during preliminary discussions during the trial it emerged that she had been suffering from a rare personality disorder
    • 4. recover from or survive a difficult or demanding situation:

      the economy has started to emerge from recession
    • 5. (of an insect or other invertebrate) break out from an egg, cocoon, or pupal case.

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: emerge, 3rd person present: emerges, gerund or present participle: emerging, past tense: emerged, past participle: emerged

    • verb

      move out of or away from something and become visible:

      (of an insect or other invertebrate) break out from an egg, cocoon, or pupal case:

    • verb

      emerge again; come into sight or prominence once more:
    • verb

      emerge again; come into sight or prominence once more:
    • be renewed after destruction
    • be renewed after destruction
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