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exude

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verb ex·ude \ig-ˈzüd\

Simple Definition of exude

  • : to produce a liquid or smell that flows out slowly

  • : to flow out slowly

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

Full Definition of exude

ex·ud·edex·ud·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to ooze out

  3. 2 :  to undergo diffusion

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to cause to ooze or spread out in all directions

  6. 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


Medical Dictionary

exude

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verb ex·ude \ig-ˈzüd\

Medical Definition of exude

ex·ud·edex·ud·ing

  1. intransitive verb

  2. 1:  to ooze out

  3. 2:  to undergo diffusion

  4. transitive verb

  5. :  to cause to ooze or spread out in all directions





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