|Origin:||emergere, from mergere 'to dive'|
e‧merge W2 [intransitive]
to appear or come out from somewhere:
The flowers emerge in the spring.
The sun emerged from behind the clouds.
if facts emerge, they become known after being hidden or secret [↪ come out]:
Eventually the truth emerged.
Later it emerged that the judge had employed an illegal immigrant.
to come out of a difficult experience
She emerged from the divorce a stronger person.
to begin to be known or noticed:
a religious sect that emerged in the 1830s
Local government has recently emerged as a major issue.