HyperDic: immerse

English > 4 senses of the word immerse:
VERBcontactimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
cognitionimmerse, steep, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak updevote (oneself) fully to
contactimmerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat upenclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
cognitionimmerse, plungecause to be immersed
immerse > pronunciation
Soundsihmer's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > immerse: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningthrust or throw into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey immerse the object in the water
Example"Immerse yourself in hot water"
Synonymplunge
Entailed byspoonscoop up or take up with a spoon
NarrowerdipPlunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
dipimmerse / immerse in a disinfectant solution
dunk, dipdip into a liquid / liquid while eating
dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douseimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
sheatheplunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh
soaksubmerge in a liquid / liquid
submerge, submerseput under water
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishhundirse, sumergirse, sumergir, sumir
Catalanenfonsar-se, enfonsar, submergir-se, submergir, sumir
English > immerse: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningDevote (oneself) fully to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He immersed himself into his studies"
Synonymssteep, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up
Caused byplunge, immerseCause to be immersed
Narrowerdrink in, drinkBe fascinated or spell-bound by
Broaderconcentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetdirect one's attention on something
Similar toplunge, immerseCause to be immersed
Spanishabsorberse, abstraerse, aislarse, concentrarse, embelesarse, empaparse, enfrascarse, ensimismarse, sumergirse, zambullirse
Catalanimmergir-se, submergir-se
Nounsimmersioncomplete attention
English > immerse: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningenclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsswallow, swallow up, bury, eat up
Broaderenclose, close in, inclose, shut inSurround completely
Spanishenterrar, sepultar, soterrar, sumir
Catalanenterrar, sepultar, soterrar, sumir
English > immerse: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningCause to be immersed.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymplunge
Cause tosteep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upDevote (oneself) fully to
Similar tosteep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upDevote (oneself) fully to
Spanishsumergir
Catalanimmergir, submergir
Nounsimmersionthe act of wetting something by submerging it

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