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emanate

[ em-uh-neyt ]
/ 藞蓻m 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used without object), em路a路nat路ed, em路a路nat路ing.
to flow out, issue, or proceed, as from a source or origin; come forth; originate.
verb (used with object), em路a路nat路ed, em路a路nat路ing.
to send forth; emit.
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Origin of emanate

First recorded in 1780鈥90; from Latin 膿m膩n膩tus 鈥渉aving flowed out鈥 (past participle of 膿m膩n膩re ), equivalent to 膿- 鈥渙ut of, from鈥 + m膩n-, stem of m膩n膩re 鈥渢o flow, trickle鈥 + -膩tus adjective suffix; see e-1, -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for emanate

emanate
/ (藞蓻m蓹藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(intr often foll by from) to issue or proceed from or as from a source
(tr) to send forth; emit

Derived forms of emanate

emanative (藞蓻m蓹n蓹t瑟v), adjectiveemanator, nounemanatory (藞蓻m蓹藢ne瑟t蓹r瑟, -tr瑟), adjective

Word Origin for emanate

C18: from Latin 膿m膩n膩re to flow out, from m膩n膩re to flow
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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