|1.||[ verb ] have as a by-product|
: "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
|2.||[ verb ] give out or emit (also metaphorically)|
"The room effuses happiness"
|Related terms:||emit radiate effusion|
|3.||[ verb ] give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.|
"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|
|4.||[ verb ] have as a by-product|
|Synonyms:||emit pass_off breathe|
"The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
|Related terms:||have discharge bubble burp radiate exhale force_out emission|