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Exude definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXU'DE, v.t. and i. [See Exsude, the preferable orthography.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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"

Merriam Webster's

verb (exuded; exuding) Etymology: Latin exsudare, from ex- + sudare to sweat more at sweat Date: 1574 intransitive verb 1. to ooze out 2. to undergo diffusion transitive verb 1. to cause to ooze or spread out in all directions 2. to display conspicuously or abundantly <exudes charm>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

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)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Exude Ex*ude", v. i. To flow from a body through the pores, or by a natural discharge, as juice.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(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 exudes from 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

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. Excrete, secrete, discharge (by pores), throw out. II. v. n. Ooze, be excreted, be secreted, come out through the pores, come out in drops or beads.

Moby Thesaurus

bleed, discharge, drip, effuse, egest, eliminate, emanate, emit, excrete, exfiltrate, extravasate, exudate, filter, filtrate, give off, leach, lixiviate, ooze, pass, percolate, perspire, reek, secrete, seep, sew, strain, sweat, swelter, transpire, transude, trickle, weep, wilt



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