|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|
"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"
|4.||[ verb ] cause to be immersed|
"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
|Related terms:||steep steep|