(adjective, verb)


1. (obsolete) Immersed; buried; sunk.


1. thrust or throw into

- Immerse yourself in hot water

Similar word(s): plunge

Definition categories: contact, penetrate, perforate

2. devote (oneself) fully to

- He immersed himself into his studies

Similar word(s): absorb, engross, engulf, plunge, steep

Definition categories: cognition, center, centre, concentrate, focus, pore, rivet

3. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Similar word(s): bury, swallow

Definition categories: contact, enclose, inclose

4. cause to be immersed

Similar word(s): plunge

Definition categories: cognition

Sentences with immerse as a verb:

- The sculptor immersed himself in anatomic studies.