verb (used without object), ra·di·at·ed, ra·di·at·ing.
verb (used with object), ra·di·at·ed, ra·di·at·ing.
- radiant heating,
- radiant intensity,
- radiata pine,
- radiate crown,
- radiate ligament of rib,
- radiation belt,
- radiation biology
Origin of radiate
Examples from the Web for radiate
The Germans radiate a kind of discipline; passes are firm and accurate and every movement seems to have a purpose.Home of the (Footballing) Brave: The U.S. Bested Britain in World Cup Spirit|Emma Woolf|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These were the days before Twitter, of course, when rumors metastasized and took slightly longer to radiate.Boston Marathon Bombing Media Errors Pile Up, as Does the Outrage|Michael Moynihan|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When you bring people together they are able to radiate their truth.
I'd radiate like mad; I'd complain about the situation at every crossroad, at every filling station, before every farmer.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Some radiate a feeling of energy, activity, etc., while others manifest just the reverse.Dynamic Thought|William Walker Atkinson
All souls first illuminate the sky, and radiate from it their first and purest rays; the remainder is lit up by inferior powers.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2|Plotinos (Plotinus)
There is, however, a radiate symmetry—a five-fold arrangement of parts, though not so regular as in most echinoderms.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
From Lincoln also radiate the lines of five main roads, constructed, where they cross the marshes, on solid causeways.
adjective (ˈreɪdɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
Word Origin for radiate
1610s, "spread in all directions from a point," from Latin radiatus, past participle of radiare "to beam, shine, gleam; make beaming" (see radiation). Meaning "be radiant, give off rays (of light or heat)" is from 1704. Related: Radiated; radiates; radiating.
"having rays, furnished with rays, shining," 1660s, from Latin radiatus (see radiate (v.)).