emergeverb [ I ]uk /ɪˈmɜːdʒ/ us /ɪˈmɝːdʒ/
emerge verb [ I ] (APPEAR)
B2 to appear by coming out of something or out from behind something:
- The winged adult mosquitoes emerge from the pupae.
- A figure emerged from the gloom of the corridor.
- She emerged triumphant from the court after all the charges against her were dropped because of a lack of evidence.
- Cabinet members were tight-lipped and unsmiling as they emerged from Downing Street.
- She emerged from the bedroom, a vision in cream silk.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- almost/nearly die of sth idiom
- be a martyr to sth idiom
- be a victim of your own success idiom
- be devoured by sth idiom
- get the short end of the stick idiom
- get/have your fingers burned idiom
- go through sth
- ups and downs
emerge verb [ I ] (BECOME KNOWN)
[ + that ] It has emerged that secret talks had been going on between the two companies before the takeover was announced.
- The basic facts of the story are starting to emerge though the details are still fuzzy.
- Fresh evidence has emerged that casts doubts on the men's conviction.
- A pattern is beginning to emerge from our analysis of the accident data.
- Later in the day a few details started to emerge.
- It emerged that she had lied to her employers.