re·​emerge (ˌ)rē-i-ˈmərj How to pronounce reemerge (audio)
variants or re-emerge
reemerged or re-emerged; reemerging or re-emerging

intransitive verb

: to emerge again
hibernating animals reemerging after the winter
… old habits and patterns reemergeArthur Schlesinger, Jr.
After a somewhat quiet year … , he reemerged onstage to uproarious applause this weekend in Chicago …Brooke Marine
… inadequately immunized populations and urbanization set the stage for the disease to reemerge.Clem Spalding
reemergence noun
or re-emergence
plural reemergences or re-emergences
the reemergence of childhood memories
her reemergence as the team's star player
a reemergence of the disease
Over the course of the past couple of years, 90s fashion has seen a reemergence. Emma Dieter

Examples of reemerge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet, voted by Travel + Leisure readers as the best hotel in the world, reemerged in 2022 after a two-year renovation. Jacqui Gifford, Travel + Leisure, 16 Nov. 2023 In April, aquatic insect life is just reemerging in many streams and rivers across the country. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 2 Nov. 2023 Two commercial turkey farms in Iowa have been hit by the reemerging highly pathogenic bird flu, causing about 100,000 birds to be killed to prevent the disease from spreading. CBS News, 23 Oct. 2023 Then, the defense forced a three-and-out, Zachariah Branch, the electric freshman, took off on a 61-yard punt return, and hope suddenly reemerged. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct. 2023 Hundreds of people showed up that day in Dallas hoping for at least one Kennedy to reemerge. Donie O'Sullivan, CNN, 23 Sep. 2023 But that pain is very small as compared to if inflation is allowed to reemerge and stay with us for many years. Nbc Universal, NBC News, 9 July 2023 The Twinkies maker reemerged with a far less costly operating structure than its predecessor company and was no longer unionized. Elizabeth Napolitano, CBS News, 11 Sep. 2023 In the San Joaquin Valley, the long-dry Tulare Lake reemerged for the first time since 1997, leaving low-lying fields buried under deep and stagnant water. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reemerge was in 1775

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“Reemerge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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