emanate

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛm.ə.ˌneɪt/
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VerbEdit

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, []
    • 1830, Thomas De Quincey, Kant in his Miscellaneous Essays (published in Blackwood's Magazine)
      that subsisting form of government from which all special laws emanate
  2. (transitive, rare) To send or give out; manifest.

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VerbEdit

emanate

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

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VerbEdit

ēmānāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēmānō