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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMERGES

When the toad first emerges from the egg it is amazingly like the fish.

Like a sneak-thief, too, emerges a shock-headed navigator in his shirt-sleeves.

Here then emerges the historical difficulty of Primogeniture.

And when, in 1540, he emerges again in his native district, it is as a notary and a priest.

He was the type of man who emerges victor in any contest, whether of wits or muscle.

Out of the apparently simple there emerges the obviously complex.

Yet how he emerges upon the world out of secrecy and silence!

Then he emerges into a wide hallway, and strolls over opposite.

When he emerges from it, it is to forcibly add to the public misery.

There he emerges into moonlight; for Luna has again looked out.

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.