- to flow out, issue, or proceed, as from a source or origin; come forth; originate.
- to send forth; emit.
Origin of emanate
Examples from the Web for emanates
Civilization begins with them, and emanates from them to the rest of the community.David's Book Club: The Souls of Black Folk
May 5, 2013
Everything else is just the sort of humid hot air that emanates from Washington in August.Dump Joe Biden? Nah
August 16, 2012
We are shooting ourselves in the foot with bad policy decisions, and it emanates from Washington.Why America's Furious: Cornel West, Robert Reich, and More
The Daily Beast
June 2, 2011
They shall give me that which properly they cannot give, but which emanates from them.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The quivering vitality that emanates from his pictures is thrilling.Chinese Painters
That which emanates from this intensity of action is calm, is harmony, and harmony is rest.Child and Country
Will Levington Comfort
Here, you and I will sign it, to show from whom it emanates.Ernest Bracebridge
William H. G. Kingston
They scorn authority, except what emanates from themselves, and have but few nobility.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
- (intr often foll by from) to issue or proceed from or as from a source
- (tr) to send forth; emit
Word Origin and History for emanates
1680s, from Latin emanatus, past participle of emanare (see emanation). Related: Emanated; emanating.