- to flow out, issue, or proceed, as from a source or origin; come forth; originate.
- to send forth; emit.
Origin of emanate
1. See emerge.
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Examples from the Web for emanate
Your bodies will emanate scent, and you will go to paradise.When India Failed in the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks
November 2, 2013
Honour will emanate from the people and be reflected upon the leaders.Suggestions to the Jews
Some of that power ought to emanate from him with every pill and drug which he prescribes.Psychotherapy
To them matter is as insoluble as the transforming forces which emanate from it.The Tyranny of the Dark
He said that the doctrine that all powers should emanate from the people is not a question of expediency.Albert Gallatin
John Austin Stevens
The sounds seemed to emanate from the apartments of the Walsh family.The Four Million
- (intr often foll by from) to issue or proceed from or as from a source
- (tr) to send forth; emit
C18: from Latin ēmānāre to flow out, from mānāre to flow
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Word Origin and History for emanate
1680s, from Latin emanatus, past participle of emanare (see emanation). Related: Emanated; emanating.
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