immerse immerse  /ɪ ˈmɜrs/


  1. (v) thrust or throw into
  2. (v) devote (oneself) fully to
  3. (v) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
  4. (v) cause to be immersed



  1. In yearbooks, they're the kids who wear exaggerated haircuts and immerse themselves in moody music.
  2. Because once they've put on the goofy glasses, the film's chambered nautilus, leafy sea dragon and amorous cuttlefish will so immerse them, they'll be holding their breath.
  3. Dedicated members--housewives are the biggest group--immerse themselves in raising money, making converts and canvassing for political causes.


  1. Positively Philadelphia: Reenacting US History

    Visitors can now immerse themselves in the drama of early US history by renting a period costume while taking a tour of Old City.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  2. The Hype: Dwight needs to focus on his craft

    Dwight Howard will contribute a voiceover for an upcoming animated movie, but Michelle Beadle does not approve. Instead of living the Los Angeles lifestyle, Beadle says D12 needs to fully immerse himself in basketball. Tune in to 'The Crossover' with … Continue reading ?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC on Yahoo! Sports via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Exhibit revew: ‘Living Artfully: At Home with Marjorie Merriweather Post’

    The show at Post’s Hillwood mansion lets visitors immerse themselves in the intricacies of luxurious living.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "They will issue their decision tomorrow, and we are telling them to immerse it in water and drink it," al-Bashir said, using a common Arabic insult meant to show extreme disrespect.
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Omar al-Bashir Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "That deal was signed a long time ago, so you forget about the little sidebars, as far as your contract goes, when you immerse yourself in the game," Jones said. "I'm not worried about the money. I've made my money in this game. I just want...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Chipper Jones Source: ESPN

  3. "I just don't understand why we would want to immerse ourselves in this kind of debate once again," said Dalton McGuinty, premier of neighboring Ontario. "It is divisive and people bring their own particular subjective interpretations to...
    on Dec 2, 2006 By: Dalton McGuinty Source: Washington Post

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