HyperDic: emergence

English > 4 senses of the word emergence:
NOUNeventemergence, outgrowth, growththe gradual beginning or coming forth
eventemergence, egress, issuethe becoming visible
actemergence, emersionthe act of emerging
actemergence, egress, egressionthe act of coming (or going) out
emergence > pronunciation
Soundsihmer'jhahns; iy'merjhahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > emergence: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe gradual beginning or coming forth.
Example"figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
Synonymsoutgrowth, growth
NarrowerriseA growth in strength or number or importance
BroaderbeginningThe event consisting of the start of something
Spanishcrecimiento, emergencia
Catalancreixement, emergència
Verbsemergebecome known or apparent
English > emergence: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe becoming visible.
Example"not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
Synonymsegress, issue
NarrowerdissilienceThe emergence of seeds as seed pods burst open when they are ripe
eruptionThe emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum
BroaderbeginningThe event consisting of the start of something
Verbsemergecome out into view, as from concealment
English > emergence: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of emerging.
Synonymemersion
BroaderappearanceThe act of appearing in public view
Spanishaparición, emergencia
Catalanaparició
Adjectivesemergentcoming into existence
English > emergence: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent.
Synonymsegress, egression
Narroweremission, emanationThe act of emitting
surfacingemerging to the surface / surface and becoming apparent
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishemergencia
Catalanemergència
Verbsemergecome out into view, as from concealment

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