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Etymology Edit

From give and off.

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Verb Edit

give off (third-person singular simple present gives off, present participle giving off, simple past gave off, past participle given off)

  1. (transitive) To emit; to produce and send forth; to come across in some manner.
    The substance was giving off smoke.
    I left because she gave off a sense of impatience with me.

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