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- Radiate as a Verb
- Definitions of "Radiate" as a verb
- Synonyms of "Radiate" as a verb (31 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Radiate" as a verb
- Radiate as an Adjective
- Definitions of "Radiate" as an adjective
- Synonyms of "Radiate" as an adjective (2 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Radiate" as an adjective
- Associations of "Radiate" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Radiate” are: diversify, ray, beam, glow, shine, emit, give off, give out, send forth, send out, discharge, scatter, diffuse, be diffused, emanate, display, show, exhibit, demonstrate, spread out, fan, fan out, ray out, branch, branch off, branch out, diverge, extend, separate, split off, issue, radial, stellate
Radiate as a Verb
Definitions of "Radiate" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “radiate” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Send out rays or waves.
- Cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays.
- Send out real or metaphoric rays.
- (of an animal or plant group) evolve into a variety of forms adapted to new ways of life.
- (of a feeling or quality) emanate clearly from.
- Spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate.
- Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion.
- Diverge or spread from or as if from a central point.
- Extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center.
- (of a person) clearly emanate (a strong feeling or quality) through their expression or bearing.
- Issue or emerge in rays or waves.
- (of light, heat, or other energy) be emitted in the form of rays or waves.
- Emit (energy, especially light or heat) in the form of rays or waves.
- Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink.
Synonyms of "Radiate" as a verb (31 Words)
|be diffused||Have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun.|
|beam||Express with a beaming face or smile.|
The satellite beamed back radio signals to scientists on Earth.
|branch||Divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork.|
The branching heads of large yellow daisies.
|branch off||Grow and send out branches or branch-like structures.|
|branch out||Grow and send out branches or branch-like structures.|
|demonstrate||Show (a feeling or quality) by one’s actions.|
Thousands demonstrated in favour of the government.
|diffuse||Spread or diffuse through.|
Oxygen molecules diffuse across the membrane.
|discharge||Go off or discharge.|
Discharge one s duties.
|display||Attract attention by displaying some body part or posing of animals.|
The palace used to display a series of tapestries.
|diverge||(of a series) increase indefinitely as more of its terms are added.|
Their interests diverged.
|diversify||Spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate.|
New plants will diversify the habitat.
|emanate||Originate from; be produced by.|
Water emanates from this hole in the ground.
|emit||Produce and discharge (something, especially gas or radiation.|
She emitted a sound like laughter.
|exhibit||Give an exhibition of to an interested audience.|
She was invited to exhibit at several French museums.
|extend||Continue or extend.|
The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk.
|fan||Strike out (a batter.|
He had fanned 37 times in 83 at bats.
|fan out||Make (an emotion) fiercer.|
|give off||Inflict as a punishment.|
|give out||Cause to happen or be responsible for.|
|glow||Have an intense colour and a slight shine.|
A fluorescent screen glowed a faint green colour.
|issue||Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale.|
Licences were issued indiscriminately to any company.
|ray||Emit as rays.|
That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky.
|ray out||Extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center.|
|scatter||Sow by scattering.|
His family are hoping to scatter his ashes at sea.
|send forth||Cause to go somewhere.|
|send out||Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television.|
|separate||Separate into parts or portions.|
We cannot separate his thinking from his activity.
|shine||Make a surface shine.|
His shoes were shined to perfection.
|show||Show in or as in a picture.|
Every salesperson should show an ID card.
|split off||Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways.|
|spread out||Spread out or open from a closed or folded state.|
Usage Examples of "Radiate" as a verb
- The continual stream of energy that radiates from the sun.
- This plants radiate spines in all directions.
- She radiates happiness.
- The sun radiates heat.
- He ran down one of the passages that radiated from the room.
- The hot stars radiate energy.
- Heat radiated from the metal box.
- Leadership and confidence radiate from her.
- Spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel.
- She lifted her chin, radiating defiance.
- Her face radiated with happiness.
Radiate as an Adjective
Definitions of "Radiate" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “radiate” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center.
- Arranged in or having a radial pattern.
- Having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies.
Synonyms of "Radiate" as an adjective (2 Words)
|radial||Arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center.|
Many cities show a radial pattern of main highways.
|stellate||Arranged in a radiating pattern like that of a star.|
A stellate pattern of strands.
Usage Examples of "Radiate" as an adjective
- The radiate crown.
Associations of "Radiate" (30 Words)
|beam||An oscillating shaft which transmits the vertical piston movement of a beam engine to the crank or pump.|
The detector simply pinpoints the radar beams that other ships transmit.
|blast||A destructive wave of highly compressed air spreading outwards from an explosion.|
The gunman blasted away.
|burn||Burn sear or freeze tissue using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent.|
|burst||Burst outward usually with noise.|
He was bursting with joy and excitement.
|detonate||Explode or cause to explode.|
A trigger that can detonate nuclear weapons.
|effusion||Flow under pressure.|
A massive effusion of poisonous gas.
|emanate||Give out (breath or an odor.|
The proposals emanated from a committee.
|emit||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.
|exhale||Give out (breath or an odor.|
The jungle exhaled mists of early morning.
|explosion||The noise caused by an explosion.|
The explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children.
|exude||(of a place) have a strong atmosphere of.|
Exude sweat through the pores.
|fire||Destroy by fire.|
He fired off a letter informing her that he regarded the matter with the utmost seriousness.
|firework||A device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.|
A firework display.
|fission||Chiefly of atoms undergo fission.|
The party dissolved into fission and acrimony.
|fume||Treat with fumes expose to fumes especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests.|
The fumed oak sideboard.
|grenade||A small bomb thrown by hand or launched mechanically.|
The bottle imploded.
|irradiate||Expose to radiation.|
|lava||Rock that in its molten form as magma issues from volcanos lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface.|
|nebula||An immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space.|
|ooze||Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.|
I picked a fruit and watched the ooze of fig milk from the stem.
|pyrotechnics||A brilliant performance or display of a specified skill.|
He thrilled his audience with vocal pyrotechnics.
|radiation||Syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation e g exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair greater exposure can cause sterility.|
Ultraviolet and infrared radiations.
|radio||An apparatus capable of both receiving and transmitting radio messages between individuals ships planes etc.|
|radioactive||Exhibiting or caused by radioactivity.|
|radioactivity||The spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay.|
An escape of radioactivity.
|ray||Emit as rays.|
Delicate lines rayed out at each corner of her eyes.
|release||Release gas or energy as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition.|
Growth hormone is released into the blood during sleep.
|smoke||Emit smoke or visible vapour.|
I got smoked in that fight.
|supernova||A star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process.|