1. [ verb ] engross (oneself) fully
Synonyms: engulf steep engross absorb soak_up plunge

"He immersed himself into his studies"

Related terms: concentrate drink_in plunge concentration intentness
2. [ verb ] Thrust or throw into
Synonyms: plunge

"Immerse yourself in the hot water"

Related terms: penetrate soak dunk sheathe submerge dip dip piston
3. [ verb ] enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
Synonyms: swallow swallow_up bury eat_up engross

"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"

Related terms: enclose
4. [ verb ] cause to be immersed
Synonyms: plunge

"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"

Related terms: steep steep
Similar spelling:   immersion