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 Dictionary entry overview: What does emanate mean? 

EMANATE (verb)
  The verb EMANATE has 2 senses:

1. proceed or issue forth, as from a source
2. give out (breath or an odor)

  Familiarity information: EMANATE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

EMANATE (verb)

Sense 1emanate [BACK TO TOP]


Proceed or issue forth, as from a source

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

Water emanates from this hole in the ground

Hypernyms (to "emanate" is one way to...):

come; come up (move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "emanate"):

effuse; flow out (flow or spill forth)

Sentence frame:

Something is ----ing PP

Sense 2emanate [BACK TO TOP]


Give out (breath or an odor)

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care


give forth; emanate; exhale

Context example:

The chimney exhales a thick smoke

Hypernyms (to "emanate" is one way to...):

breathe; emit; pass off (expel (gases or odors))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

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