Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To emerge again, to come into view after having hidden.
  • v. To come out of a situation, object or a liquid after having entered it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To emerge again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To emerge again.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. appear again

Etymologies

Latin re ('again'), and emergere derived from e- (a variant of ex-), meaning 'out, forth' and mergere meaning 'to dip'. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Along with the 20-degrees-warmer Washington climate, this is how you want to reemerge from a Toronto vacation: seeing a young Iraqi journalist throw his shoes at the man who destroyed his country.

    You Didn’t Think They Could Hate You Now, Didja? | ATTACKERMAN

  • Do you expect that that sense of patriotism, even though the Cold War is over now, that sense of patriotism to -- to kind of reemerge in light of what's happened?

    CNN Transcript Dec 4, 2001

  • The answer to such questions lies in testing the impact of many characteristics—age, gender, income, and so forth—on religiosity simultaneously using the statistical method of multiple regression, which will reemerge often in the subsequent chapters.

    American Grace

  • Fundamentalists began to reemerge from their self-imposed exile with the founding of the neo-evangelical movement in the wake of the Second World War.

    American Grace

  • Mostly Cambridge buildings are not large enough to get lost in, but I think you might be able to disappear into the university library and not reemerge for many a long week.

    The Perils of Teaching « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Does Cassie's death trigger Lia's restrictive eating patterns to reemerge?

    Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson: Questions

  • … A number of us thought that it was not at all a given that if the Taliban were to reemerge in a more significant way in Afghanistan, that al-Qaeda would necessarily follow.

    The Longest War

  • The broker said the group's increasing focus outside its home market should help boost growth and that takeover speculation for the stock could reemerge.

    Europe Markets Eke Out Mild Gains

  • Unless they reemerge in the months ahead, the housing market is likely to again slip.

    A Rare Hope for Decent News on Housing

  • Dirk Niepoort said that a wine of this age can actually go through the supple stage of bottle aging and reemerge with newfound vigor.

    Vintage port: 1948 Taylor, 1945 Fonseca, 1927 Niepoort | Dr Vino's wine blog

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