What does give off mean?

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"


  1. give off(Verb)

    To emit.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of give off in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of give off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    You can crush a rose; all it will do is give off perfume.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Nicholas Hoult:

    We spent a few days in a hotel room doing these...trust and acting exercises, it's weird, you don't often stare into people's eyes that long and when you do...you really quickly start to pick up on micro-expressions or whatever they give off and feelings perhaps and you just link up in a way.

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