February 16, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
emanate /ˈɛməˌneɪt/ verb
emanate
/ˈɛməˌneɪt/
verb

emanates; emanated; emanating

Happiness is emanating from the girl.
Happiness is emanating from the girl.
Learner's definition of EMANATE

1 [no object] : to come out from a source

  • Good smells emanated from the kitchen.

  • Constant criticism has emanated from her opponents.

  • Happiness seems to emanate from her.

2 [+ object] : to send (something) out : to give out (something)

  • Some radioactive substances can emanate [=(more commonly) emit] radiation for many years.

  • She seems to emanate happiness.

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