emanate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēmānāre (to flow out, spring out of, arise, proceed from), from e (out) + mānāre (to flow).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛm.ə.ˌneɪt/
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Verb[edit]

emanate (third-person singular simple present emanates, present participle emanating, simple past and past participle emanated)

  1. (intransitive) To come from a source; issue from.
    Fragrance emanates from flowers.
    • 1837, Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers[1]:
      [] this Association has taken into its serious consideration a proposal, emanating from the aforesaid, Samuel Pickwick, Esq., G.C.M.P.C., and three other Pickwickians hereinafter named, []
    • De Quincey
      that subsisting from of government from which all special laws emanate
  2. (transitive, rare) To send or give out; manifest.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

emanate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of emanare
  2. second-person plural imperative of emanare
  3. feminine plural of emanato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēmānāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēmānō