verb (exuded; exuding) Etymology: Latin exsudare, from ex- + sudare to sweat — more at sweat Date: 1574 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

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  • Exude — Ex*ude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exuded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {exuding}.] [L. exudare, exsudare, exudatum, exsudatum, to sweat out; ex out + sudare to sweat: cf. F. exuder, exsuder. See {Sweat}.] To discharge through pores or incisions, as moisture or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exude — [eg zyo͞od′, egzo͞od′; igzyo͞od′, ig zo͞od′] vt., vi. exuded, exuding [L exudare, exsudare < ex , out + sudare, to sweat < sudor, SWEAT] 1. to pass out in drops through pores, an incision, etc.; ooze; discharge 2. to diffuse or seem to… …   English World dictionary

  • Exude — Ex*ude , v. i. To flow from a body through the pores, or by a natural discharge, as juice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exude — I verb bleed, discharge, disembogue, drain, drip, drop, effuse, eliminate, emit, escape, excrete, find outlet, find passage, find vent, flow out, give off, gush, issue, leak, manare, ooze, pass, release, run, secrete, seep, spout, trickle, vent,… …   Law dictionary

  • exude — (v.) 1570s, from L. exudare/exsudare ooze out like sweat, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + sudare to sweat (see SWEAT (Cf. sweat)). Related: Exuded; exudes; exuding …   Etymology dictionary

  • exude — [v] display, emit bleed, discharge, emanate, evacuate, excrete, exhibit, expel, flow out, give forth, give off, issue, leak, manifest, ooze, pass, percolate, radiate, secrete, seep, show, sweat, throw off, trickle, weep; concepts 118,179 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • exude — ► VERB 1) discharge or be discharged slowly and steadily. 2) display (an emotion or quality) strongly and openly. DERIVATIVES exudate noun exudation noun exudative adjective. ORIGIN Latin exsudare, from sudare to sweat …   English terms dictionary

  • exude — verb 1 exude confidence/sympathy etc if you exude a particular quality, it is easy to see that you have a lot of it 2 (I, T) to flow out slowly and steadily, or to make something do this: Trunkfishes exude a poisonous liquid that can kill other… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exude — UK [ɪɡˈzjuːd] / US [ɪɡˈzud] verb Word forms exude : present tense I/you/we/they exude he/she/it exudes present participle exuding past tense exuded past participle exuded formal 1) [transitive] if you exude a particular quality, people notice… …   English dictionary

  • exude — ex•ude [[t]ɪgˈzud, ɪkˈsud[/t]] v. ud•ed, ud•ing 1) phl to come out gradually in drops; ooze out 2) phl to emit through small openings 3) to project abundantly; radiate: to exude cheerfulness[/ex] • Etymology: 1565–75; < L ex(s) ūdāre to sweat… …   From formal English to slang

  • exude — /ig zoohd , ik soohd /, v., exuded, exuding. v.i. 1. to come out gradually in drops, as sweat, through pores or small openings; ooze out. v.t. 2. to send out, as sweat; emit through pores or small openings. 3. to project or display conspicuously… …   Universalium

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