Immerse

Definition of Immerse

Im`merse´
a.1.Immersed; buried; hid; sunk.
v. t.1.To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge.
[imp. & p. p. Immersed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Immersing.]
Deep immersed beneath its whirling wave.
- J Warton.
More than a mile immersed within the wood.
- Dryden.
2.To baptize by immersion.
3.To engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm.
The queen immersed in such a trance.
- Tennyson.
It is impossible to have a lively hope in another life, and yet be deeply immersed inn the enjoyments of this.
- Atterbury.

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