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Meaning of EMIT

Pronunciation:  i'mit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  expel, as of gases and odors
  2. [v]  express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
  3. [v]  give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"

EMIT is a 4 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: breathe, give off, give out, let loose, let out, pass off, utter
 Antonyms: absorb, take in
 See Also: baa, bark, belch, bellow, bite out, blat, blate, bleat, bray, break into, bubble, burp, cackle, call, caw, cheep, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chorus, churr, clack, click, cluck, coo, croak, cronk, crow, cry, deliver, discharge, echo, effuse, eject, emanate, eruct, exhale, expel, force out, fume, gargle, gibber, give, give forth, gobble, groan, growl, grumble, grunt, gurgel, haw, heave, hee-haw, hem, hiss, holler, hollo, honk, hoot, howl, lift, low, meow, mew, miaou, miaow, moan, moo, nasale, neigh, nicker, oink, pant, quack, radiate, radiate, ray, reek, reflect, release, repeat, roar, rumble, scintillate, scream, shine, shoot, shout, shout out, sibilate, sigh, sing, siss, sizz, smoke, snort, sough, spark, sparkle, spit, spit out, splutter, sputter, squall, squeal, steam, troat, trumpet, twirp, volley, whicker, whinny, whirr, wolf-whistle, wrawl, yammer, yell, yowl



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emitted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Emitting}.] [L. emittere to send out; e out + mittere to
send. See {Mission}.]
1. To send forth; to throw or give out; to cause to issue; to
   give vent to; to eject; to discharge; as, fire emits heat
   and smoke; boiling water emits steam; the sun emits light.

         Lest, wrathful, the far-shooting god emit His fatal
         arrows.                               --Prior.

2. To issue forth, as an order or decree; to print and send
   into circulation, as notes or bills of credit.

         No State shall . . . emit bills of credit. --Const.
                                               of the U. S.

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