American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To come or send forth, as from a source: light that emanated from a lamp; a stove that emanated a steady heat. See Synonyms at stem1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To flow out or issue; proceed, as from a source or origin; come or go forth: used chiefly of intangible things: as, light emanates from the sun; fragrance emanates from flowers; power emanates from the people.
- To send or give out; manifest.
- Issuing out; emanant. Southey.
- v. intransitive To come from a source; stem out of
- v. transitive, rare To send or give out; manifest.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly.
- v. To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate.
- adj. rare Issuing forth; emanant.
- v. proceed or issue forth, as from a source
- v. give out (breath or an odor)
- From Latin emanare ("to flow out, spring out of, arise, proceed from"), from e ("out") + manare ("to flow"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin ēmānāre, ēmānāt-, to flow out : ē-, ex-, ex- + mānāre, to flow. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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