Emerge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |iˈmɜːrdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word emerge
Brit.  |ɪˈməːdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word emerge


- come out into view, as from concealment

Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office

- come out of (syn: egress, issue)
- become known or apparent

Some nice results emerged from the study

- come up to the surface of or rise

He felt new emotions emerge

- happen or occur as a result of something


The facts emerged after a lengthy investigation.

Several possible candidates have emerged.

She has emerged as a leading contender in the field.

His war record has emerged as a key issue in the election.

when land first emerged from the sea

The cat emerged from its hiding place behind the couch.

animals emerging from a long period of inactivity

A hand holding the magic sword emerged from the lake.

The flowers emerge in the spring.

The sun emerged from behind the clouds.

Eventually the truth emerged.

Later it emerged that the judge had employed an illegal immigrant.

She emerged from the divorce a stronger person.

Local government has recently emerged as a major issue.

What results emerged from your talks?

Word forms

I/you/we/they: emerge
he/she/it: emerges
present participle: emerging
past tense: emerged
past participle: emerged
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