emit, breathe, pass off

(verb) expel (gases or odors)

utter, emit, let out, let loose

(verb) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); “She let out a big heavy sigh”; “He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand”

emit, give out, give off

(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”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



emit (third-person singular simple present emits, present participle emitting, simple past and past participle emitted)

(transitive) to send out or give off

Synonyms: outsend, output


• -time, it me, item, mite, time

Source: Wiktionary

E*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Emitting.] Etym: [L. emittere to send out; e out + mittere to send. See Mission.]

1. To send forth; to throw or give out; to cause to issue; to give vent to; to eject; to discharge; as, fire emits heat and smoke; boiling water emits steam; the sun emits light. Lest, wrathful, the far-shooting god emit His fatal arrows. Prior.

2. To issue forth, as an order or decree; to print and send into circulation, as notes or bills of credit. No State shall . . . emit bills of credit. Const. of the U. S.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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