im·merse / iˈmərs/ • v. 1. dip or submerge in a liquid: immerse the paper in water for twenty minutes. ∎ baptize (someone) by immersion in water. 2. (immerse oneself or be immersed) fig. involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest: she immersed herself in her work she was still immersed in her thoughts. ORIGIN: early 17th cent.: from Latin immers- ‘dipped into,’ from the verb immergere, from in- ‘in’ + mergere ‘to dip.’
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