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Definition to come out, or to appear
  • China recently emerged as a world power.
emerged = came out (became)
  • She emerged from the woods.
  • The idea emerged at a Student Council meeting.
  • emerged = came out
  • Democracy emerged in Greece 2,500 years ago.
  • The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  I Have a Dream
  • emerges = appears (or comes out)
  • I see the soft figure of a woman emerge from the shadows.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • emerge = to come out, or to appear
  • I think there's a pattern emerging.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • emerging = appearing
  • But I find comfort in it, in the idea of a pattern, of a narrative of my life taking shape, like a photograph in a darkroom, a story that slowly emerges and affirms the good I have always wanted to see in myself.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • emerges = comes out (becomes visible)
  • Ella emerged from the dining room.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • emerged = came out of, or appeared
  • At some point in the process, Mack attempted to emerge from his own pain and grief, at least with his family.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • emerge = come out
  • he composed his face slowly, holding her hand a long time and forming sentences that did not emerge.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • emerge = come out
  • And then one day you emerged from the coma.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • emerged = came out of
  • They emerged at last from the ravine into the full sunlight.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • emerged = came out of
  • she felt an emerging kinship with him
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • emerging = beginning to form (come out)
  • But whatever the reason, this question had just somehow emerged, as unexpected to me as I knew it was to her.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • emerged = come out
  • I explained our position, and that we certainly could not hope to emerge from the cave in daylight, unseen.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • emerge = come out of
  • ...certain realizations emerged, as if they too had a life, a schedule urging them into the realm of conscious knowledge.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • emerged = came out, or appeared
  • Bit by bit, straining my short patience to its utmost limit, the story of Hiram Wallace emerged.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Jacob Have I Loved
  • emerged = came out
  • And that's when Wally emerged from his shell.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • emerged = came out of
  • Standing behind him, Michaelis saw with a shock that he was looking at the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg, which had just emerged, pale and enormous, from the dissolving night.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
emerged = appeared (newly able to be seen as night turned into day)

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