[ em-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈɛm əˌneɪt /
verb (used without object), em·a·nat·ed, em·a·nat·ing.
to flow out, issue, or proceed, as from a source or origin; come forth; originate.
verb (used with object), em·a·nat·ed, em·a·nat·ing.
to send forth; emit.
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Origin of emanate
synonym study for emanate
1. See emerge.
OTHER WORDS FROM emanate
em·a·na·tive, adjectiveem·a·na·tor, nounem·a·na·to·ry [em-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈɛm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivenon·em·a·nat·ing, adjective
re·em·a·nate, verb (used without object), re·em·a·nat·ed, re·em·a·nat·ing.un·em·a·na·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for emanative
But the emanative theory is one into which a mind absorbed in contemplation may very naturally fall.
An Emanative Effect is co-existent with the very substance of that which is said to be the Cause thereof.
British Dictionary definitions for emanative
/ (ˈɛməˌneɪt) /
(intr often foll by from) to issue or proceed from or as from a source
(tr) to send forth; emit
Derived forms of emanateemanative (ˈɛmənətɪv), adjectiveemanator, nounemanatory (ˈɛməˌneɪtərɪ, -trɪ), adjective
Word Origin for emanate
C18: from Latin ēmānāre to flow out, from mānāre to flow
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