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immerse
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2 meanings
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1  —as in:
immersed in her book
Definition to get very interested or completely involved
  • She immersed herself in her studies.
immersed = completely involved
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • immersed in the art world
  • It was only the Englishman who was unaware of all this; he was, for the most part, immersed in reading his books.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • immersed = completely involved
  • I was so immersed, in fact, that at first I didn't even hear the music coming from the store behind me.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • immersed = completely involved
  • He is totally immersed in himself, smiling faintly.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • immersed = completely involved (interested)
  • I was so immersed, I forgot about...
    Darren Shan  --  A Living Nightmare
  • immersed = completely involved
  • The one in his hand he immersed himself in, chewing and gulping, forcing it down the dry corridor of his throat.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • immersed = completely involved
  • Instead, she immerses herself in getting August's costume ready, since we all know Halloween is his favorite time of year.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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2  —as in:
immersed in a tub of water
Definition to submerge in a liquid

(submerge means:  to put something into a liquid so that it is completely covered by the liquid)
  • It was a slow leak, but we could see bubbles coming out of the tire when we immersed it in a tank of water.
immersed = to submerge in a liquid

(submerge means:  to put something into a liquid so that it is completely covered by the liquid)
  • To make hard-boiled eggs, immerse them in about three inches of cool water, apply medium heat until the water boils, then cool the eggs with tap water to stop the cooking.
immerse = to submerge in a liquid

(submerge means:  to put something into a liquid so that it is completely covered by the liquid)

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