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English verb: emerge

1. emerge (change) come out into view, as from concealment


SamplesSuddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)appear


Narrower (hyponym)burst, shell

2. emerge (change) come out of


SamplesWater issued from the hole in the wall.
The words seemed to come out by themselves.


Synonymscome forth, come out, egress, go forth, issue


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)come out, debouch, escape, fall, fall out, leak, pop out, radiate

3. emerge (change) become known or apparent


SamplesSome nice results emerged from the study.


Pattern of useIt ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)appear

4. emerge (motion) come up to the surface of or rise


SamplesHe felt new emotions emerge.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)come up, rise, rise up, surface

5. emerge (stative) happen or occur as a result of something


Synonymscome forth


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up, uprise


Narrower (hyponym)break









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