Definition of exude verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    exude

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːd//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exude
    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːd//
     
    he / she / it exudes
    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːdz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːdz//
     
    past simple exuded
    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːdɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːdɪd//
     
    past participle exuded
    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːdɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːdɪd//
     
    -ing form exuding
    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːdɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːdɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] exude (something) | exude (from somebody) if you exude a particular feeling or quality, or it exudes from you, people can easily see that you have it She exuded confidence.
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] if something exudes a liquid or smell, or a liquid or smell exudes from somewhere, the liquid, etc. comes out slowly exude something The plant exudes a sticky fluid. exude (from something) An awful smell exuded from the creature's body.
  3. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Latin exsudare, from ex- ‘out’ + sudare ‘to sweat’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: exude