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    radiate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word radiate

    Definition
    (verb) send out rays or waves
    Example Sentence
    • The sun radiates heat
    Definition
    (verb) send out real or metaphoric rays
    Example Sentence
    • She radiates happiness
    Definition
    (verb) extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center
    Synonyms : ray
    Example Sentence
    • spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel
    • This plants radiate spines in all directions
    Definition
    (verb) have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
    Synonyms : beam , glow , shine
    Example Sentence
    • Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
    Example Sentence
    • The sun is radiating
    Definition
    (verb) experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
    Synonyms : beam , glow , shine
    Example Sentence
    • She was beaming with joy
    • Her face radiated with happiness
    Definition
    (verb) issue or emerge in rays or waves
    Example Sentence
    • Heat radiated from the metal box
    Definition
    (verb) spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate
    Synonyms : diversify
    Example Sentence
    • The plants on this island diversified
    Definition
    (adj) arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center
    Synonyms : radial , stellate
    Example Sentence
    • radial symmetry
    • a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals
    • many cities show a radial pattern of main highways
    Definition
    (adj) having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies
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