Definitions for give off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. give off(verb)

    have as a by-product

    "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"

  2. emit, give out, give off(verb)

    give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

    "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"

Wiktionary

  1. give off(Verb)

    To emit.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Hope:

    When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things -- not the great occasions -- that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

  2. Deborah Lawrence:

    Tropical forests are often talked about as the 'lungs of the earth,' but they're more like the sweat glands, they give off a lot of moisture, which helps keep the planet cool. That crucial function is lost – and even reversed – when forests are destroyed.


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