Definition of emanate in English:

emanate

Line breaks: em¦an|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈɛməneɪt
 
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verb

[no object] (emanate from)
1(Of a feeling, quality, or sensation) issue or spread out from (a source): warmth emanated from the fireplace she felt an undeniable charm emanating from him
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  • You use very distinct and textured musical scores that seem to emanate from the actual source.
  • The advantage of this approach is that the entire wave field emanating from a seismic source can be considered.
  • A portrait bust of George Gershwin is shown on a pedestal, and dance music emanates from an unseen source.
Synonyms
emerge, flow, pour, proceed, issue, ensue, come out, come forth, spread out, come; be uttered, be emitted, be transmitted; arise, originate, stem, derive, spring, start
1.1Originate from; be produced by: the proposals emanated from a committee
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  • The concept of world-woman or world spirit emanates from a humble origin - the roots of African American culture that value community and interpersonal relations as measures of success.
  • What if I said they all happened to have originally emanated from the Land Down Under?
  • We are aware that the earth and the moon emanated from their original star, the sun.
1.2 [with object] Give out or emit (a feeling, quality, or sensation): he emanated a powerful brooding air
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  • Gord Downie is one of the few songwriters whose lyrics still emanate the qualities of poetry and Downie's literary allusions are many.
  • After a while, she stood up and walked toward the woman, her face emanating an intense feeling of sorrow yet of anger as well.
  • From these and Harms's other works, there emanates a feeling of exuberance, self-deprecating humor and cheerful absurdity.
Synonyms
exude, give off, give out, send out, send forth, pour out, throw out, spread, discharge, disgorge, emit, exhale, radiate
literary distil

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin emanat- 'flowed out', from the verb emanare, from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + manare 'to flow'.

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