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Meaning of EMANATE

Pronunciation:  'emu`neyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  give out, as of breath or an odor; "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"
  2. [v]  proceed or issue forth, as from a source; "Water emanates from this hole in the ground"

EMANATE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: exhale, give forth
 See Also: breathe, come, come up, effuse, emit, flow out, pass off



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Em"a*nate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Emanated}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Emanating}.] [L. emanare, emanatum, to emanate; e out
    + manare to flow, prob. for madnare, and akin to madere to be
    wet, drip, madidus wet, drenched, drunk, Gr. ?, ?, wet, ? to
    be wet, Skr. mad to boil, matta drunk. Cf. {Emane}.]
    1. To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or
       less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers.
    2. To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin;
       to arise, to originate.
             That subsisting from of government from which all
             special laws emanate.                 --De Quincey.
    Syn: To flow; arise; proceed; issue; originate.
  2. \Em"a*nate\, a.
    Issuing forth; emanant. [R.]
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