v 1: release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores" [syn: exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, ooze] 2: make apparent by one's mood or behavior; "She exudes great confidence"
verb (exuded; exuding) Etymology: Latin exsudare, from ex- + sudare to sweat — more at sweatDate: 1574 intransitive verb1. to ooze out 2. to undergo diffusion transitive verb1. to cause to ooze or spread out in all directions 2. to display conspicuously or abundantly <exudes charm>
v. 1 tr. & intr. (of a liquid, moisture, etc.) escape or cause to escape gradually; ooze out; give off. 2 tr. emit (a smell). 3 tr. display (an emotion etc.) freely or abundantly (exuded displeasure). Derivatives: exudate n. exudation n. exudative adj. Etymology: L exsudare (as EX-(1), sudare sweat)
Exude Ex*ude", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exuded; p. pr. & vb. n. exuding.] [L. exudare, exsudare, exudatum, exsudatum, to sweat out; ex out + sudare to sweat: cf. F. exuder, exsuder. See Sweat.] To discharge through pores or incisions, as moisture or other liquid matter; to give out. Our forests exude turpentine in . . . abundance. --Dr. T. Dwight.
(exudes, exuding, exuded) 1. If someone exudes a quality or feeling, or if it exudes, they show that they have it to a great extent. (FORMAL) The guerrillas exude confidence. Every town, they say, is under their control...A dogged air of confidence exuded.= radiate VERB: V n, V 2. If something exudes a liquid or smell or if a liquid or smell exudesfrom it, the liquid or smell comes out of it slowly and steadily. (FORMAL) Nearby was a factory which exuded a pungent smell....the fluid that exudes from the cane toad's back.VERB: V n, V from n