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Synonyms and Antonyms of emit

  1. 1 to throw or give off <nuclei that emit gamma rays> Synonyms cast, discharge, emanate, evolve, exhale, expel, expire [archaic], give out, irradiate, issue, radiate, release, send (out), shoot, throw out, vent Related Words eliminate, evacuate, excrete, exude, ooze, secrete; eject, erupt, gush, jet, outpour, pour, spew, spout, spray, spurt, squirt Near Antonyms absorb, inhale, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up

  2. 2 to send forth using the vocal chords <I was so scared I couldn't emit a peep> Synonyms utterRelated Words deliver; blurt (out), ejaculate, exclaim; gasp, groan, heave, hoot, moan, pant, quaver, snarl, sob, sputter, squawk, squeak, squeal, stammer, stutter, whimper, yowl; lip, mouth, whisper

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a very small amount

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