What does emanate mean?

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ˈɛm əˌneɪtem·anate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emanateverb

    proceed or issue forth, as from a source

    "Water emanates from this hole in the ground"

  2. exhale, give forth, emanateverb

    give out (breath or an odor)

    "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"


  1. emanateverb

    To come from a source; stem out of

  2. emanateverb

    To send or give out; manifest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emanateverb

    to issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers

  2. Emanateverb

    to proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate

  3. Emanateadjective

    issuing forth; emanant

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Emanate

    em′a-nāt, v.i. to flow out or from: to proceed from some source: to arise.—adj. Em′anant, flowing from.—ns. Emanā′tion, a flowing out from a source, as the universe considered as issuing from the essence of God: the generation of the Son and the procession of the Spirit, as distinct from the origination of created beings: that which issues or proceeds from some source; Em′anatist.—adjs. Em′anative, Em′anatory, Emanā′tional. [L. emanāre, -ātume, out from, manāre, to flow.]

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  1. enemata, manatee

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emanate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emanate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of emanate in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Herman:

    Success gravitates toward those who are perceived to be successful. Regardless of how you feel within, you must emanate success if you want to attract people to your cause.

  2. Jeff Binkley:

    We talked about it never dreaming that it was going to be us, jeff Binkley'd want to tell you that people just need to step back and think of losses of all types... that emanate from our lack of ability to deal in any effective way with pervasive mental illness and the control and regulation of firearms.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    The threat from terrorism around the world -- from Islamic extremism, Islamic terrorism -- is real. It doesn't just emanate from Afghanistan.

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