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e·merge

emerge

 
 
pronunciation:
ih muhrj
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part of speech: verb
inflections: emerges, emerging, emerged
definition 1: to rise up from or come into view.
A shape emerged from the mist.
similar words:
appear, issue, loom, surface
definition 2: to become known or clear.
Eventually the truth about the stolen money will emerge.
synonyms:
appear
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The word emerge contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.
merge, mers Latin root that means sink, dip, dive