December 01, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
immerse ˈmɚs/ verb
immerse
ˈmɚs/
verb

immerses; immersed; immersing

Woman immersing herself in a hot tub at a spa
Woman immersing herself in a hot tub at a spa
Learner's definition of IMMERSE

[+ object]

1 : to put (something) in a liquid so that all parts are completely covered

  • Immerse the fabric completely in the dye.

2 : to make (yourself) fully involved in some activity or interest

  • She had immersed herself in writing short stories.

  • He immersed himself in the culture of the island.

— often used as (be) immersed

  • He became completely/totally immersed in their culture.

  • She was immersed in her work.

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