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Definition 1: have as a by-product - [verb of stative]

Samples where give off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities

(give off is a kind of ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

Definition 2: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc. - [verb of weather]

Samples where give off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits

Synonyms for give off in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of give off ) give out or emit (also metaphorically)

"The room effuses happiness"

(... is a kind of give off ) emit as rays

"That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky"

(... is a kind of give off ) emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully

"The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"

(... is a kind of give off ) give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.

"Marshes reeking in the sun"

(... is a kind of give off ) emit a cloud of fine particles

"The chimney was fuming"

(... is a kind of give off ) give off

"the substance scintillated sparks and flashes"

(... is a kind of give off ) send out rays or waves

"The sun radiates heat"

(... is a kind of give off ) emit or produce sparks

"A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"

(... is a kind of give off ) be bright by reflecting or casting light

"Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"

(... is a kind of give off ) emit steam

"The rain forest was literally steaming"

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