exude

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 exude — verb Exude is used with these nouns as the object: ↑aura, ↑charm, ↑confidence, ↑energy, ↑self assurance, ↑self confidence, ↑warmth …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 exude — ex|ude [ıgˈzju:d US ıgˈzu:d] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: exsudare, from sudare to have liquid coming out through the skin ] 1.) [T] if you exude a particular quality, it is easy to see that you have a lot of it ▪ She exudes self… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 exude — ex|ude [ ıg zud ] verb FORMAL 1. ) transitive if you exude a particular quality, people notice easily that you have a lot of it: Carlos exudes enthusiasm. 2. ) intransitive or transitive if a smell or liquid exudes from something or something… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 exude — [[t]ɪgzju͟ːd, AM zu͟ːd[/t]] exudes, exuding, exuded 1) V ERG If someone exudes a quality or feeling, or if it exudes, they show that they have it to a great extent. [FORMAL] [V n] The guerrillas exude confidence. Every town, they say, is under… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 exude — [ɪgˈzjuːd] verb [T] formal if you exude a particular quality, you obviously have a lot of it …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 exude — 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 exude — v. [L. exsudo, discharge by sweating] To ooze moisture or other liquids through minute openings …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 19 exude — verb /ɪɡˈzud,ɪkˈsud/ To discharge through pores or incisions, as moisture or other liquid matter; to give out …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 exude — In general, to ooze or pass gradually out of a body structure or tissue; more specifically, restricted to a fluid or semisolid that so passes and may become encrusted or infected, because of injury or inflammation. [L. ex, out, + sudo, to sweat]… …

    Medical dictionary