emerge UK US /ɪˈmɜːdʒ/ verb [I]
to begin to exist or have power or influence: »

The new Executive Director will be responsible for ensuring that the state emerges as a leader in the field of next-generation energy.

to appear or become known: »

Yesterday it emerged that he was to come under investigation for insider dealing.


No definitive results have yet emerged from the discussions.

to come to the end of a difficult period or experience: »

The stock was trading for under $20 when the company emerged from bankruptcy.

emergence noun [U]

During his 10-year tenure at Disney, he oversaw the company's emergence as a major producer of TV programming.

Financial and business terms. 2012.