Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMERGED

As soon as they had gone out of my hearing I emerged from the brier thicket.

From the woods there emerged the shadowy forms of three men.

Hearing the friendly voices, he emerged uninjured from his retreat.

It was nearing sundown when Kingozi emerged from his tent and gave the signal to move.

It was such that Number Thirteen faced as he emerged from the professor's apartment.

A few minutes later they emerged dragging a woman with them.

Just at this time, from a cross-road, emerged a horseman,—it was Maltravers.

The two people who approached now emerged from the darkness.

As he approached the door of the laboratory in which the inquiry had been held, Coryston emerged.

They emerged on the main road, crossed it, and entered the Hoddon Grey park.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Middle French émerger, from Latin emergere "rise out or up, bring forth, bring to light," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + mergere "to dip, sink" (see merge). The notion is of rising from a liquid by virtue of buoyancy. Related: Emerged; emerging.