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radiate

ra·di·ate

radiate

 
 
pronunciation:
reI di eIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: radiated, radiates, radiating
definition 1: to send out rays.
Light radiates from the sun.
synonyms:
beam
similar words:
glow, shine, transmit
definition 2: to spread out in many directions from a center.
The spokes radiate from the center of a bicycle wheel.
similar words:
branch, circulate, disperse, fan out, shine
definition 3: to send out.
The sun radiates heat.
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synonyms:
emit, shed
similar words:
beam, transmit
definition 4: to have a quality or be in a mood that everyone notices or feels.
She radiated confidence.
similar words:
ooze, project
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