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Meaning & Definition of Emit in English

English

Emit

/ɪmɪt/

verb

1. Expel (gases or odors)

    synonym:
  • emit
  • ,
  • breathe
  • ,
  • pass off

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • emit
  • ,
  • give out
  • ,
  • give off

3. Express audibly

  • Utter sounds (not necessarily words)
  • "She let out a big heavy sigh"
  • "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
    synonym:
  • utter
  • ,
  • emit
  • ,
  • let out
  • ,
  • let loose

Examples of using

Stars emit gamma rays at the time of their explosion.