Simple Definition of immerse
: to put (something) in a liquid so that all parts are completely covered
: to make (yourself) fully involved in some activity or interest
Examples of immerse
Immerse the fabric completely in the dye.
She had immersed herself in writing short stories.
He immersed himself in the culture of the island.
Origin of immerse
Middle English, from Latin immersus, past participle of immergere, from in- + mergere to merge
First Known Use: 15th century
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