Emanate Em"a*nate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Emanated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emanating}.] [L. emanare, emanatum, to emanate; e out + manare to flow, prob. for madnare, and akin to madere to be wet, drip, madidus wet, drenched, drunk, Gr. ?, ?, wet, ? to be wet, Skr. mad to boil, matta drunk. Cf. {Emane}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers.

2. To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate. [1913 Webster]

That subsisting from of government from which all special laws emanate. --De Quincey.

Syn: To flow; arise; proceed; issue; originate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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