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Meaning of GIVE OFF

Pronunciation:  giv of

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  have as a by-product; "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
  2. [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"
 
 Synonyms: emit, give out
 
 Antonyms: absorb, take in
 
 See Also: effuse, feature, fume, have, radiate, ray, reek, reflect, scintillate, shine, shoot, smoke, spark, sparkle, steam

 

 

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 Related Terms: aerate, aerify, atomize, bleed, blow, breathe out, carbonate, chlorinate, discharge, distill, effuse, egest, eliminate, emit, etherify, etherize, evacuate, evaporate, excrete, exfiltrate, exhale, exhaust, expire, extravasate, exudate, exude, filter, filtrate, fluidize, fractionate, fume, fumigate, gasify, give out, give vent to, hydrogenate, issue, leach, let out, lixiviate, ooze, open the floodgates, open the sluices, oxygenate, pass, percolate, perfume, puff, reek, release, secrete, seep, send out, smoke, spray, steam, strain, sublimate, sublime, throw, throw off, transpire, transude, vapor, vaporize, void, volatilize, weep
 

 

 

 

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