Definitions for radiateˈreɪ diˌeɪt; -ɪt, -ˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radial, stellate, radiate(adj)

    arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center

    "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"

  2. radiate(verb)

    having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies

  3. radiate(verb)

    send out rays or waves

    "The sun radiates heat"

  4. radiate(verb)

    send out real or metaphoric rays

    "She radiates happiness"

  5. radiate, ray(verb)

    extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

    "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiate spines in all directions"

  6. glow, beam, radiate, shine(verb)

    have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink

    "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

  7. radiate(verb)

    cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

    "The sun is radiating"

  8. glow, beam, radiate, shine(verb)

    experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

    "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"

  9. radiate(verb)

    issue or emerge in rays or waves

    "Heat radiated from the metal box"

  10. diversify, radiate(verb)

    spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate

    "The plants on this island diversified"


  1. radiate(Verb)

    To extend, send or spread out from a center like radii.

  2. radiate(Verb)

    To emit rays or waves.

    The stove radiates heat.

  3. radiate(Verb)

    To come out or proceed in rays or waves.

    The heat radiates from a stove.

  4. radiate(Verb)

    To illuminate.

  5. radiate(Verb)

    To expose to ionizing radiation, such as by radiography.

  6. radiate(Verb)

    To manifest oneself in a glowing manner.

  7. radiate(Verb)

    to spread into new habitats, migrate.

  8. radiate(Adjective)

    radiating from a center.

  9. radiate(Adjective)

    surrounded by rays, such as the head of a saint in a religious picture.

  10. radiate(Adjective)

    having parts radiating from the center, such as the petals in many flowers.

  11. radiate(Adjective)

    having radial symmetry, such as a seastar.

  12. Origin: From radiatus, past participle of , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Radiate(verb)

    to emit rays; to be radiant; to shine

  2. Radiate(verb)

    to proceed in direct lines from a point or surface; to issue in rays, as light or heat

  3. Radiate(verb)

    to emit or send out in direct lines from a point or points; as, to radiate heat

  4. Radiate(verb)

    to enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light or brightness on; to irradiate

  5. Radiate(adj)

    having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated; as, a radiate crystal

  6. Radiate(adj)

    having in a capitulum large ray florets which are unlike the disk florets, as in the aster, daisy, etc

  7. Radiate(adj)

    belonging to the Radiata

  8. Radiate(noun)

    one of the Radiata

  9. Origin: [L. radiatus, p. p.]

Anagrams for radiate »

  1. airdate, ardaite

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Some people radiate happiness and make everyone happy around them.

  2. Amit Ray:

    Be the radiator of peace. Go to the center of your inner being and radiate peace in every direction. Our wings may be small but the ripples of the heart are infinite.

  3. Aimee Martin:

    Love is a flame that burns in heaven, And whose soft reflections radiate to us. Two worlds are opened, two lives given to it. It is by love tht we double our being It is by love that we approach God.

  4. Václav Havel:

    The role of the writer is not simply to arrange Being according to his own lights; he must also serve as a medium to Being and remain open to its often unfathomable dictates. This is the only way the work can transcend its creator and radiate its meaning further than the author himself can see or perceive.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A SUPERIOR person reflects through his behaviour to be ranking himself inferior on being asked to rate the performance of candidates better than him. But in the same situation, the MEDIOCRE individuals remain unclear as what they are doing, whereas the INFERIOR people radiate an attitude of being happier as always and project foolishly themselves superior over all others.

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