thrust or throw into
"Immerse yourself in hot water"
steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up(verb)
devote (oneself) fully to
"He immersed himself into his studies"
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up(verb)
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
cause to be immersed
"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
To put under the surface of a liquid; to dunk.
Archimedes determined the volume of objects by immersing them in water.
To involve deeply
The sculptor immersed himself in anatomic studies.
Origin: From immersus, from immergō, from in + mergō.
immersed; buried; hid; sunk
to plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge
to baptize by immersion
to engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm
Origin: [L. immersus, p. p. of immergere. See Immerge.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im-mėrs′, v.t. to plunge into: to dip: to baptise by dipping the whole body: to engage deeply: to overwhelm.—adjs. Immers′able, Immers′ible.—ns. Immer′sion, act of immersing or plunging into: state of being dipped into: state of being deeply engaged; Immer′sionist. [See Immerge.]
The numerical value of immerse in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of immerse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The NFL’s a great chance for our fans to fully immerse themselves in Super Bowl week.
Seek only light and freedom and do not immerse yourself too deeply in the worldly mire.”
You can immerse the viewer into worlds -- artificial or reality-like worlds -- that you couldn't do before.
Someone who is passionate will immerse themselves in a field. They want to know everything they can about it.
One attraction of Latin is that you can immerse yourself in the poems of Horace and Catullus without fretting over how to say, Have a nice day.
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- eintauchen, vertiefenGerman
- sumergir, sumergirseSpanish
- upottaa, uppoutuaFinnish
- zanurzyć, zanurzaćPolish
- submergir, imergirPortuguese
- погружаться, погружать, погрузить, окунать, погрузиться, окунуть, уйти с головойRussian
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