immerse+deeply

  • 1 immerse — v. 1) to immerse deeply 2) (D; refl.. tr.) to immerse in (she immersed herself in the water; immersed in one s work) * * * [ɪ mɜːs] to immersedeeply (D;refl.,tr.) to immersein (she immersed herself in the water; immersed in one s work) …

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  • 2 Immerse — Im*merse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immersing}.] 1. To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge. [1913 Webster] Deep immersed beneath its whirling wave. J …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 immerse — [v1] submerge in liquid asperse, baptize, bathe, bury, christen, dip, douse, drench, drown, duck, dunk, merge, plunge, saturate, sink, slop, soak, souse, sprinkle, steep, submerse; concept 256 Ant. dry, retrieve immerse [v2] become deeply… …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 immerse — ► VERB 1) dip or submerge in a liquid. 2) (immerse oneself or be immersed) involve oneself deeply in an activity or interest. ORIGIN Latin immergere dip into …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 immerse — [i mʉrs′] vt. immersed, immersing [< L immersus, pp. of immergere, to dip, plunge into: see IN 1 & MERGE] 1. to plunge, drop, or dip into or as if into a liquid, esp. so as to cover completely 2. to baptize by submerging in water 3. to absorb… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 immerse — im|merse [ ı mɜrs ] verb transitive FORMAL to put something or someone in a liquid, especially so that they are covered completely: immerse something in something: Loosen the contents by immersing the bowl in warm water. immersed in something if… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 deeply — adv. Deeply is used with these adjectives: ↑afraid, ↑aggrieved, ↑ambivalent, ↑apprehensive, ↑ashamed, ↑asleep, ↑attached, ↑committed, ↑compassionate, ↑concerned, ↑conscious, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 immerse oneself or be immersed — involve oneself deeply in an activity. → immerse …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 immerse — verb 1》 dip or submerge in a liquid. 2》 (immerse oneself or be immersed) involve oneself deeply in an activity. Origin C17 (earlier (C15) as immersion): from L. immers , immergere dip into …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 10 immerse — verb 1 put sth in liquid ADVERB ▪ completely, fully, totally ▪ partially PREPOSITION ▪ in ▪ The seeds need t …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 immerse — immersible, adj. /i merrs /, v.t., immersed, immersing. 1. to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink. 2. to involve deeply; absorb: She is totally immersed in her law practice. 3. to baptize by immersion. 4. to embed; bury. [1595 1605; <… …

    Universalium

  • 12 immerse — verb a) To put under the surface of a liquid; to dunk. Archimedes determined the volume of objects by immersing them in water. b) To involve deeply The sculptor immersed himself in anatomic studies. Syn: submerge …

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  • 13 immerse oneself in work — involve oneself deeply in work, spend all one s time working …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 immerse — im•merse [[t]ɪˈmɜrs[/t]] v. t. mersed, mers•ing 1) to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink 2) to involve deeply; absorb: immersed in her law practice[/ex] 3) to baptize by immersion • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L immersus, ptp. of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 immerse — /ɪˈmɜs / (say i mers) verb (t) (immersed, immersing) 1. to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink. 2. to baptise by immersion. 3. to embed; bury. 4. to involve deeply; absorb. {Latin immersus, past participle, dipped} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 immerse — v.tr. 1 a (often foll. by in) dip, plunge. b cause (a person) to be completely under water. 2 (often refl. or in passive; often foll. by in) absorb or involve deeply. 3 (often foll. by in) bury, embed. Etymology: L immergere (as IN (2), mergere… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 deeping — ˈdēpiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of obsolete deep, v., to deepen, immerse deeply, from Middle English depen to make deep, immerse deeply, from Old English dȳpan to make deep; akin to Gothic gadiupjan to make deep; causative denominative… …

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  • 18 whelm — v. a. 1. Overwhelm. 2. Cover completely, immerse deeply, overwhelm, overburden …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 Immersed — Immerse Im*merse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immersing}.] 1. To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge. [1913 Webster] Deep immersed beneath its whirling …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Immersing — Immerse Im*merse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immersing}.] 1. To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge. [1913 Webster] Deep immersed beneath its whirling …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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