immerse meaning, immerse definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( immerses    3rd person present)   ( immersing    present participle)   ( immersed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you immerse yourself in something that you are doing, you become completely involved in it.  
Since then I've lived alone and immersed myself in my career.      V pron-refl in n  
  immersed      adj   v-link ADJ in n  
He's really becoming immersed in his work.     
2       verb   If something is immersed in a liquid, someone puts it into the liquid so that it is completely covered.  
usu passive  
The electrodes are immersed in liquid.      be V-ed in n  
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1    bathe, dip, douse, duck, dunk, plunge, sink, submerge, submerse  
2      (figurative)   absorb, busy, engage, engross, involve, occupy, take up  

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