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Definition 1: send out real or metaphoric rays - [verb of change]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She radiates happiness

(radiate is a kind of ...) expel (gases or odors)

Definition 2: issue or emerge in rays or waves - [verb of change]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Heat radiated from the metal box

(radiate is a kind of ...) come out of

"Water issued from the hole in the wall" "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

Definition 3: spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate - [verb of change]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The plants on this island diversified

Synonyms for radiate in the sense of this definition

(radiate is a kind of ...) become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

"her mood changes in accordance with the weather" "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

Definition 4: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion - [verb of emotion]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was beaming with joy
  • Her face radiated with happiness

Synonyms for radiate in the sense of this definition

(radiate is a kind of ...) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

"She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

Definition 5: cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays - [verb of perception]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sun is radiating

(radiate is a kind of ...) have perceptible qualities

(... is a kind of radiate ) gleam or glow intermittently

"The lights were flashing"

(... is a kind of radiate ) shine brightly, like a star or a light

(... is a kind of radiate ) emit a steady even light without flames

"The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"

Definition 6: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink - [verb of perception]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna

Synonyms for radiate in the sense of this definition

(radiate is a kind of ...) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

"She seems to be sleeping" "This appears to be a very difficult problem" "This project looks fishy" "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

Definition 7: extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center - [verb of stative]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel
  • This plants radiate spines in all directions

Synonyms for radiate in the sense of this definition

(radiate is a kind of ...) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

"Service runs all the way to Cranbury" "His knowledge doesn't go very far" "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life" "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

Definition 8: send out rays or waves - [verb of weather]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sun radiates heat

(radiate is a kind of ...) give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

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

Definition 9: having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(radiate is similar to ...) composed of more than one part

"compound leaves are composed of several lobes" "compound flower heads"

Definition 10: arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where radiate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • radial symmetry
  • a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals
  • many cities show a radial pattern of main highways

Synonyms for radiate in the sense of this definition

(radiate is similar to ...) having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts

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