1. the gradual beginning or coming forth

- figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

Similar word(s): growth, outgrowth

Definition categories: event, beginning

2. the becoming visible

- not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

Similar word(s): egress, issue

Definition categories: event, beginning

3. the act of emerging

Similar word(s): emersion

Definition categories: act, appearance

4. the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent

Similar word(s): egress, egression

Definition categories: act, deed