exude


ex·ude

verb \ig-ˈzüd\

: to produce a liquid or smell that flows out slowly

: to flow out slowly

: to show (a quality, emotion, etc.) very clearly or strongly

ex·ud·edex·ud·ing

Full Definition of EXUDE

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>

Examples of EXUDE

  1. Pine trees exude a sticky substance.
  2. The flowers exuded a sweet fragrance.

Origin of EXUDE

Latin exsudare, from ex- + sudare to sweat — more at sweat
First Known Use: 1574

Related to EXUDE

ex·ude

verb \ig-ˈzüd\   (Medical Dictionary)
ex·ud·edex·ud·ing

Medical Definition of EXUDE

intransitive verb
1
: to ooze out
2
: to undergo diffusion
transitive verb
: to cause to ooze or spread out in all directions

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