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1. immerse

verb. ['ˌɪˈmɝːs'] thrust or throw into.

Synonyms

  • soak
  • submerge
  • plunge
  • submerse
  • penetrate
  • dunk
  • dip
  • sheathe
  • perforate
  • souse

Antonyms

  • left
  • horizontal
  • inclined
  • gradual

Etymology

  • immersus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Immerse

  • transverse
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  • biodiverse
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  • traverse
  • submerse
  • disperse
  • disburse
  • converse
  • reverse
  • rehearse
  • perverse
  • obverse
  • inverse
  • diverse
  • adverse
  • emerse
  • coerce
  • averse
  • worse
  • verse
  • vers
  • terse
  • scearce
  • purse
  • perse
  • pers
  • perce
  • pearse
  • nurse

Example sentences of the word immerse


1. Verb, base form
Do not immerse the canner in water to get it to cool more quickly.

Quotes containing the word immerse


1. Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools - only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.
- Jerry Saltz

2. Aubrey, crouching on a nearby counter, watched me with squinty eyes, apparently pondering why anyone would willingly immerse themselves in water ever, let alone for extended periods of time.
- Richelle Mead, Succubus Blues

3. You must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work … You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success.
- Chef Jiro

2. immerse

verb. ['ˌɪˈmɝːs'] devote (oneself) fully to.

Synonyms

  • focus
  • rivet
  • center
  • steep
  • engross
  • absorb
  • plunge
  • centre
  • soak up
  • drink in
  • engulf
  • concentrate
  • drink

Antonyms

  • blur
  • unclearness
  • obscurity
  • soften

Etymology

  • immersus (Latin)

3. immerse

verb. ['ˌɪˈmɝːs'] enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing.

Synonyms

  • shut in
  • inclose
  • eat up
  • enclose
  • swallow
  • swallow up
  • close in

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • low
  • bore
  • emit

Etymology

  • immersus (Latin)

4. immerse

verb. ['ˌɪˈmɝːs'] cause to be immersed.

Synonyms

  • steep
  • absorb
  • plunge
  • soak up
  • engulf

Antonyms

  • softness
  • unfasten
  • infield
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • immersus (Latin)
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