immanent definition

  • adjective:
    • Existing or staying within; built-in: thought in a God immanent in humans.
    • Restricted completely to the head; subjective.
    • Naturally section of one thing; existing throughout and within some thing; built-in; integral; intrinsic; indwelling.
    • limited entirely into mind or confirmed domain; interior; subjective.
    • existing within and through the entire head and globe; dwelling within and throughout everything, in history, etc. Compare transcendent.
    • Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.
    • Being within the restrictions of expertise or understanding.
    • staying within; built-in; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; interior or subjective; hence, minimal in task, company, or impact, on subject or associated functions; -- in opposition to emanant, transitory, transitive, or goal.
    • of a mental act performed completely inside the head
    • of characteristics which can be spread throughout something
  • others:
    • Remaining within; indwelling.

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