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immerse

 
Verb immerse has 4 senses
  1. immerse, plunge - thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
    --1 is one way to penetrate, perforate
    Sample sentence:
    They immerse the object in the water
  2. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up - engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
    --2 is one way to concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet
    Derived form: noun immersion3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  3. immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up - enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
    --3 is one way to enclose, inclose, shut in
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. plunge, immerse - cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
    Derived form: noun immersion5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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