What does the word immerse mean?

Usage examples for immerse

  1. But would it not be a mistake to immerse them in a great system of symbolism? – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  2. Possibly in the midst of the sacred dance, at the breaking of the Bread, there was a certain laying on of hands by an adept Master, one who had himself attained to the autoptic vision, and then the candidate was left alone to immerse himself in the Dark Ray of the Divine Mind. – The Gnôsis of the Light by F. Lamplugh
  3. Without further word they turned and walked down the street, Doris wondering what in the world had induced Pete to immerse himself in Frangipanni, and Pete wondering if there was ever a prettier girl in the world than Doris Gray. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs