1. [ verb ] have as a by-product
Synonyms: give_off pass_off breathe

"The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"

Related terms: have discharge bubble burp radiate exhale force_out emission
2. [ verb ] give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
Synonyms: give_out give_off

"The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits."

Related terms: absorb reflect radiate radiate steam spark ray scintillate fume reek effuse shoot emission emitter
3. [ verb ] express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
Synonyms: utter let_out let_loose

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Related terms: shout grunt give repeat groan heave call break_into grumble snore cluck hoot sing squeal neigh bite_out lift sigh crow crow twirp pant meow hiss quack chorus moo cackle deliver caw gobble bleat bellow nasale mew spit bark chirr churr volley miaou hee-haw sibilate honk sputter cry coo gibber gargle hem haw wolf-whistle shoot croak gurgel howl troat gurgle trumpet call utterance utterer
Similar spelling:   Emmitt