intransitive verb[no object]emanate from
1(of something abstract but perceptible) issue or spread out from (a source)‘warmth emanated from the fireplace’
emerge, flow, pour, proceed, issue, ensue, come out, come forth, spread out, comeView synonyms
- ‘she felt an undeniable charm emanating from him’
- 1.1Originate from; be produced by.
originate from, have its origins in, derive from, arise from, stem from, emanate from, proceed from, start from, issue from, evolve from, come fromView synonyms
- ‘the proposals emanated from a committee’
- 1.2with object Give out or emit (something abstract but perceptible)
exude, give off, give out, send out, send forth, pour out, throw out, spread, discharge, disgorge, emit, exhale, radiateView synonyms
- ‘he emanated a powerful brooding air’
Mid 18th century from Latin emanat- ‘flowed out’, from the verb emanare, from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out’ + manare ‘to flow’.
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