exude

verb ex·ude \ ig-ˈzüd \
Updated on: 14 Feb 2018

Definition of exude

exuded; exuding
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 in a Sentence

  1. Pine trees exude a sticky substance.

  2. The flowers exuded a sweet fragrance.

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Origin and Etymology of exude

Latin exsudare, from ex- + sudare to sweat — more at sweat

exude Synonyms

Near Antonyms

flood, gush, pour, stream, surge;


EXUDE Defined for English Language Learners

exude

verb

Definition of exude for English Language Learners

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

  • : to flow out slowly

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


Medical Dictionary

exude

verb ex·ude \ ig-ˈzüd \

medical Definition of exude

exuded; exuding
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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