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emit

e·mit

emit

 
 
pronunciation:
ih mIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: emits, emitted, emitting
definition 1: to send out or discharge.
a bus that emits fumes
synonyms:
discharge, emanate, expel, issue
antonyms:
absorb
similar words:
evolve, exhaust, exude, fume, ooze, radiate, release, send, shed, vent
definition 2: to issue formally or officially, as a decree or currency.
similar words:
issue, publish
definition 3: to give voice to.
He emitted a short laugh.
synonyms:
utter
similar words:
vocalize, voice
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derivation: emitter (n.)
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