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Wordnet 3.0


1. coming to maturity;
- Example: "the rising generation"
[syn: emerging, rising]

2. coming into existence;
- Example: "an emergent republic"
[syn: emergent, emerging]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Emerge \E*merge"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emerged; p. pr. & vb. n. Emerging.] [L. emergere, emersum; e out + mergere to dip, plunge. See Merge.] To rise out of a fluid; to come forth from that in which anything has been plunged, enveloped, or concealed; to issue and appear; as, to emerge from the water or the ocean; the sun emerges from behind the moon in an eclipse; to emerge from poverty or obscurity. "Thetis . . . emerging from the deep." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Those who have emerged from very low, some from the lowest, classes of society. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

emerging adj 1: coming to maturity; "the rising generation" [syn: emerging, rising] 2: coming into existence; "an emergent republic" [syn: emergent, emerging]