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Definition of immerse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they immerse
    he / she / it immerses
    past simple immersed
    -ing form immersing
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  1. 1immerse somebody/something (in something) to put someone or something into a liquid so that they or it are completely covered The seeds will swell when immersed in water.
  2. 2immerse yourself/somebody in something to become or make someone completely involved in something She immersed herself in her work. Clare and Phil were immersed in conversation in the corner.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: immerse