exude

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin exudare, exsudare (to sweat out), from ex- (out, out of) + sudare (to sweat), from sudor "sweat"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzud/, /ɪkˈsud/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzjuːd/
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  • Rhymes: (US) -ud, (UK) -uːd

Verb[edit]

exude (third-person singular simple present exudes, present participle exuding, simple past and past participle exuded)

  1. (transitive) To discharge through pores or incisions, as moisture or other liquid matter; to give out.
    • 1870, William Henry Wilkins, The Romance of Isabel:
      There are five hundred and fifty-five trees, and they exude the sweetest odours
  2. (intransitive) To flow out through the pores.
    • 2013, Vladimir G. Plekhanov, Applications of the Isotopic Effect in Solids, page 258:
      The molten glass exudes into the space outside the outer crucible, and a filament is pulled from the exudant to form a cored glass fiber.
  3. (transitive) To give off or radiate a certain quality or emotion, often strongly.
    Wearing that suit, Jasper just exudes class.

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Verb[edit]

exude

  1. inflection of exudar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative