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radiate

[ verb rey-dee-eyt; adjective rey-dee-it, -eyt ]
/ verb 藞re瑟 di藢e瑟t; adjective 藞re瑟 di 瑟t, -藢e瑟t /
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verb (used without object), ra路di路at路ed, ra路di路at路ing.
verb (used with object), ra路di路at路ed, ra路di路at路ing.
to emit in rays; disseminate, as from a center.
(of persons) to project (joy, goodwill, etc.).
adjective
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Origin of radiate

First recorded in 1610鈥20, radiate is from the Latin word radi膩tus (past participle of radi膩re to radiate light, shine). See radiant, -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for radiate

radiate

verb (藞re瑟d瑟藢e瑟t)
Also: eradiate to emit (heat, light, or some other form of radiation) or (of heat, light, etc) to be emitted as radiation
(intr) (of lines, beams, etc) to spread out from a centre or be arranged in a radial pattern
(tr) (of a person) to show (happiness, health, etc) to a great degree
adjective (藞re瑟d瑟瑟t, -藢e瑟t)

Word Origin for radiate

C17: from Latin radi膩re to emit rays
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

Medical definitions for radiate

radiate
[ r膩d膿-膩t鈥 ]

v.
To spread out in all directions from a center.
To emit or be emitted as radiation.

Other words from radiate

radi鈥鈥瞭ive adj.
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