Definition of radiate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    radiate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈreɪdiˌeɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they radiate
     
    he / she / it radiates
     
    past simple radiated
     
    -ing form radiating
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] radiate (something) radiate (from somebody) if a person radiates a particular quality or emotion, or if it radiates from them, people can see it very clearly He radiated self-confidence and optimism.
  2. 2 [intransitive, transitive] radiate (from something) radiate (something) if something radiates heat, light, or energy, or if heat, etc. radiates from it, the heat is sent out in all directions synonym give (something) off Heat radiates from the stove.
  3. 3[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of lines, etc.) to spread out in all directions from a central point Five roads radiate from the square. The pain started in my stomach and radiated all over my body.
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