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.
Recent Examples of exude from the Web
The song is Cole at his best, exuding candor and vulnerability without didacticism.
Meanwhile, on the east side of Milwaukee, longtime season ticket holder Roger Quindel exudes a mix of optimism about the team's rebuilding efforts and frustration at the price increase for his seats in the Bucks' new arena.
The comfy cabin, finished with the company’s signature Takumi craftsmanship, exudes a welcome un-Lexus edginess.
At Dior, Hadid’s coifed updo exuded polish, the retro rake-back centering on a slight bouffant and faux bangs pushed gracefully to one side.
Coppola’s direction exudes as sense of feminine toughness and control.
The paintings exude a sense of rootlessness, the fate of the exile who misses home and cannot fully embrace any subsequent home because the migration was involuntary.
Gaia Gelato: Run by cousins Cristina Amoroso and Paola Richard — who also come from Italy and also made a dramatic career change — Gaia exudes Roman authenticity.
The lucky entrepreneur exudes a perpetually zen vibe, no matter what comes his way.
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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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