Definition of exude
1 : to ooze out
2 : to undergo diffusion
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
Pine trees exude a sticky substance.
The flowers exuded a sweet fragrance.
Origin and Etymology of exude
Latin exsudare, from ex- + sudare to sweat — more at sweat
First Known Use: 1574
EXUDE Defined for English Language Learners
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 Definition of exude
intransitive verb: to ooze out
2: to undergo diffusion
transitive verb: to cause to ooze or spread out in all directions
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