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im·merse

 (ĭ-mûrs′)
tr.v. im·mersed, im·mers·ing, im·mers·es
1. To cover completely in a liquid; submerge.
2. To baptize by submerging in water.
3. To engage wholly or deeply; absorb: scholars who immerse themselves in their subjects.

[From Middle English immersed, embedded deeply, from Latin immersus, past participle of immergere, to immerse : in-, in; see in-2 + mergere, to dip.]

im·mer′sive adj.

immerse

(ɪˈmɜːs)
vb (tr)
1. (often foll by in) to plunge or dip into liquid
2. (often foll by: in) to involve deeply; engross: to immerse oneself in a problem.
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) to baptize by immersion
[C17: from Latin immergere, from im- (in) + mergere to dip]
imˈmersible adj

im•merse

(ɪˈmɜrs)

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.
3. to baptize by immersion.
[1595–1605; < Latin immersus, past participle of immergere; see immerge]
im•mers′i•ble, adj.
syn: See dip1.

immerse


Past participle: immersed
Gerund: immersing

Imperative
immerse
immerse
Present
I immerse
you immerse
he/she/it immerses
we immerse
you immerse
they immerse
Preterite
I immersed
you immersed
he/she/it immersed
we immersed
you immersed
they immersed
Present Continuous
I am immersing
you are immersing
he/she/it is immersing
we are immersing
you are immersing
they are immersing
Present Perfect
I have immersed
you have immersed
he/she/it has immersed
we have immersed
you have immersed
they have immersed
Past Continuous
I was immersing
you were immersing
he/she/it was immersing
we were immersing
you were immersing
they were immersing
Past Perfect
I had immersed
you had immersed
he/she/it had immersed
we had immersed
you had immersed
they had immersed
Future
I will immerse
you will immerse
he/she/it will immerse
we will immerse
you will immerse
they will immerse
Future Perfect
I will have immersed
you will have immersed
he/she/it will have immersed
we will have immersed
you will have immersed
they will have immersed
Future Continuous
I will be immersing
you will be immersing
he/she/it will be immersing
we will be immersing
you will be immersing
they will be immersing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been immersing
you have been immersing
he/she/it has been immersing
we have been immersing
you have been immersing
they have been immersing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been immersing
you will have been immersing
he/she/it will have been immersing
we will have been immersing
you will have been immersing
they will have been immersing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been immersing
you had been immersing
he/she/it had been immersing
we had been immersing
you had been immersing
they had been immersing
Conditional
I would immerse
you would immerse
he/she/it would immerse
we would immerse
you would immerse
they would immerse
Past Conditional
I would have immersed
you would have immersed
he/she/it would have immersed
we would have immersed
you would have immersed
they would have immersed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.immerse - thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
dip, dunk, souse, douse, plunge - immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
dip - plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket"
dip - immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"
submerse, submerge - put under water; "submerge your head completely"
soak - submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
sheathe - plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh
2.immerse - devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"
immerse, plunge - cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
focus, pore, rivet, center, centre, concentrate - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
drink in, drink - be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to; "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
3.immerse - enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
4.immerse - cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
engross, engulf, steep, soak up, immerse, absorb, plunge - devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"

immerse

verb
1. engross, involve, absorb, busy, occupy, engage His commitments did not allow him to immerse himself in family life.
2. plunge, dip, submerge, sink, duck, bathe, douse, dunk, submerse The electrodes are immersed in liquid.

immerse

verb
1. To plunge briefly in or into a liquid:
2. To occupy the full attention of:
Translations
يَغْمُر، يَغْمِس
ponořit
dyppe
upottaa
डुबाना
belemárt
sökkva, kaffæra
elektrinė spiralėįmerktipanardinimas
iegremdēt
batırmakdaldırmak
ڈُبانا
沉浸沉溺

immerse

[ɪˈmɜːs] VT (lit) to immerse sth in watersumergir algo en el agua
to be immersed in sth (fig) → estar metido de lleno or inmerso en algo
he was totally immersed in his workestaba metido de lleno or inmerso en su trabajo
she was immersed in the newspaperestaba absorta or inmersa en la lectura del periódico
to immerse o.s. in sth (fig) → sumergirse en algo
she immersed herself in the history and culture of the placese metió de lleno or se sumergió en la historia y la cultura del lugar

immerse

[ɪˈmɜːrs] vt
(in liquid)immerger, plonger
to immerse sth completely → immerger qch complètement
to immerse sth in water → plonger qch dans l'eau
to be immersed in sth → être immergé(e) dans qch
The electrodes are immersed in liquid → Les électrodes sont immergées dans un liquide.
to immerse o.s. in sth [+ work, thought, activity] → se plonger dans qch
Their commitments do not permit them to immerse themselves in current affairs → Leurs obligations ne leur permettent pas de se plonger dans les affaires courantes.

immerse

vt
(lit)eintauchen (→ in in +acc); to immerse something in wateretw in Wasser tauchen; to be immersed in waterunter Wasser sein
(fig) to immerse oneself in one’s worksich in seine Arbeit vertiefen or stürzen (inf); to immerse oneself in a languagesich vollkommen in eine Sprache vertiefen; to be immersed in one’s workin seine Arbeit vertieft sein
(Eccl) → untertauchen

immerse

[ɪˈmɜːs] vt to immerse sth in waterimmergere qc nell'acqua
immersed in sth (fig) → immerso/a or assorto/a in qc
to immerse o.s. in sth (fig) → buttarsi anima e corpo in qc

immerse

(iˈməːs) verb
to put completely under the surface of a liquid. She immersed the vegetables in boiling water.
imˈmersion (-ʃən) , ((American) -ʒən) noun
immersion heater
an electric water-heater which is immersed in water which is to be heated, usually inside a hot-water tank.

immerse

v. sumergir, hundir.
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