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e·mit

emit

 
 
pronunciation:
ih mIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: emits, emitting, emitted
definition 1: to send out or give off.
The freshly baked loaves emitted warmth.
synonyms:
discharge, expel
antonyms:
absorb
similar words:
ooze, radiate, release, shed, vent
definition 2: to give voice to.
He emitted a yelp of surprise when I dropped ice down the back of his shirt.
synonyms:
utter
similar words:
voice
derivation: emitter (n.)
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The word emit contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.