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im·ma·nent

 (ĭm′ə-nənt)
adj.
1. Existing or remaining within; inherent: believed in a God immanent in humans.
2. Restricted entirely to the mind; subjective.

[Late Latin immanēns, immanent-, present participle of immanēre, to remain in : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin manēre, to remain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

im′ma·nence, im′ma·nen·cy n.
im′ma·nent·ly adv.

immanent

(ˈɪmənənt)
adj
1. existing, operating, or remaining within; inherent
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to the pantheistic conception of God, as being present throughout the universe. Compare transcendent3
[C16: from Latin immanēre to remain in, from im- (in) + manēre to stay]
ˈimmanence, ˈimmanency n
ˈimmanently adv

im•ma•nent

(ˈɪm ə nənt)

adj.
1. remaining within; indwelling; inherent.
2. (of the Deity) indwelling the universe, time, etc. Compare transcendent (def. 3).
[1525–35; < Late Latin immanēre to stay in its own place = Latin im- im-1 + manēre to stay]
im′ma•nent•ly, adv.
imminent, immanent - Imminent is "about to happen" and immanent is "inherent" or "pervading the material world."
See also related terms for inherent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immanent - of a mental act performed entirely within the mind; "a cognition is an immanent act of mind"
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
transeunt, transient - of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
2.immanent - of qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent in nature"
distributive - serving to distribute or allot or disperse

immanent

adjective inherent, innate, intrinsic, natural, internal, indigenous, subjective, congenital, inborn, hard-wired, indwelling hierarchy as the immanent principle of Western society
Translations

immanent

[ˈɪmənənt] ADJinmanente

immanent

[ˈɪmənənt] (formal) adjimmanent(e)

immanent

adjinnewohnend, immanent (also Philos); to be immanent in somethingeiner Sache (dat)eigen sein or innewohnen
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