from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Existing or remaining within; inherent: believed in a God immanent in humans.
- adj. Restricted entirely to the mind; subjective.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Naturally part of something; existing throughout and within something; inherent; integral; intrinsic; indwelling.
- adj. Restricted entirely to the mind or a given domain; internal; subjective.
- adj. existing within and throughout the mind and the world; dwelling within and throughout all things, all time, etc. Compare transcendent.
- adj. Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.
- adj. Being within the limits of experience or knowledge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; -- opposed to
emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Remaining within; indwelling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
- adj. of qualities that are spread throughout something
Late Latin immanēns, immanent-, present participle of immanēre, to remain in : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin manēre, to remain; see men-3 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Entered English around 1530, via French, from Late Latin immanēns, present participle of Latin immanēre, from im- ("in") + manēre ("to dwell, remain, stay"). Cognate with remain and manor. (Wiktionary)