Immerse Im*merse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immersing}.] 1. To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge. [1913 Webster]

Deep immersed beneath its whirling wave. --J Warton. [1913 Webster]

More than a mile immersed within the wood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To baptize by immersion. [1913 Webster]

3. To engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm. [1913 Webster]

The queen immersed in such a trance. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

It is impossible to have a lively hope in another life, and yet be deeply immersed inn the enjoyments of this. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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