1. [ verb ] come out into view, as from concealment

"Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office"

Related terms: appear burst shell emergence
2. [ verb ] come out of
Synonyms: issue come_out come_forth go_forth egress

"Water issued from the hole in the wall" "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

Related terms: come_out radiate escape debouch fall leak exit emergence egress
3. [ verb ] become known or apparent

"Some nice results emerged from the study"

Related terms: appear emergence
4. [ verb ] come up to the surface of or rise, as from water; also used metaphorically

: "He felt new emotions emerge"

Related terms: surface emergence
5. [ verb ] happen or occur as a result of something
Synonyms: come_forth
Related terms: originate break emergence
Similar spelling:   emergent