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 for emerge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emerge \E*merge"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emerged; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Emerging.] [L. emergere, emersum; e out + mergere to
     dip, plunge. See Merge.]
     To rise out of a fluid; to come forth from that in which
     anything has been plunged, enveloped, or concealed; to issue
     and appear; as, to emerge from the water or the ocean; the
     sun emerges from behind the moon in an eclipse; to emerge
     from poverty or obscurity. "Thetis . . . emerging from the
     deep." --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Those who have emerged from very low, some from the
           lowest, classes of society.              --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  emerge
      v 1: come out into view, as from concealment; "Suddenly, the
           proprietor emerged from his office"
      2: come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The
         words seemed to come out by themselves" [syn: issue,
         emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress]
      3: become known or apparent; "Some nice results emerged from the
         study"
      4: come up to the surface of or rise; "He felt new emotions
         emerge"
      5: happen or occur as a result of something [syn: come forth,
         emerge]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "emerge":
     accrue from, appear, arise, arise from, bail out, be contingent on,
     be due to, be revealed, become known, become manifest,
     become visible, break cover, break forth, break out, break through,
     bud from, burst forth, come, come forth, come forward, come from,
     come in sight, come out, come out of, come to hand, come to light,
     come up, crop out, crop up, debouch, depend on, derive,
     derive from, descend from, develop, disembogue, effuse, emanate,
     emanate from, emerge from, ensue from, enter, erupt, evolve, exit,
     extrude, fade in, find vent, flow, flow from, follow from,
     germinate from, grow from, grow out of, hang on, happen,
     heave in sight, hinge on, issue, issue forth, issue from, jump out,
     leak out, look forth, loom, materialize, ooze out, originate,
     originate in, outcrop, peep out, proceed, proceed from, protrude,
     rear its head, rise, run out, sally, sally forth, see the light,
     show, show up, spring, spring from, sprout from, stem, stem from,
     stream forth, strike the eye, surface, transpire, turn on,
     turn out, turn up
  
  

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