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radiate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Power, Nature, Physics
radiatera‧di‧ate /ˈreɪdieɪt/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]EXPRESS if someone radiates a feeling, or if it radiates from them, it is very easy to see that this is how they feel 🔊 He radiated calm confidence.radiate from 🔊 Kindness radiated from her.2 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive]TPDN if something radiates light or heat, or if light or heat radiates from something, the light or heat is sent out in all directions 🔊 The log fire radiated a warm cosy glow.radiate from 🔊 Heat radiated from the glowing coals.3 CF[intransitive always + adverb/preposition] if things radiate from a central point, they spread out in different directions from that pointradiate out/from 🔊 There were tiny lines radiating from the corners of her eyes.
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radiateScraps of life attend the motionless mass who, Reynard concedes, radiates a certain aura of power.The log fire radiated a cozy glow.The old and faded lights radiated a feeble glow upon the walls.Some, shaped like tiny globes, radiated a scarlet glow that was utterly bewitching.The sun radiates both warmth and light.The sun seemed to radiate energy into my body.The Thatcher Cabinet after 1983 radiated from the woman at the centre.Her red hair appeared suffused with a kind of glow; her very being radiated happiness.Margaret radiated such radical free spirit, such electricity, that I fell directly in love.Syd radiates warmth as he greets his guests.radiate fromThere is an energy that seems to radiate from her.A web of boulevards radiates from the traffic circle.radiate out/fromThe resulting images showed roadways radiating from a central graveyard.Leadership and confidence radiate from her in a forthright and direct manner.Authority radiated from him, touching and enfolding all, intimidating and protecting all.The heat radiated from his loins.His hair was still damp from the shower and the scent of Coast soap radiated from his skin.The beast didn't seem aggressive, but we could still feel the power radiating from it.Heat from the fire still radiated from the roadway.Fields of light radiate from the surrounding darkness.
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Verb table
radiate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyradiate
he, she, itradiates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyradiated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave radiated
he, she, ithas radiated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad radiated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill radiate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have radiated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam radiating
he, she, itis radiating
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you, we, theyare radiating
Past
I, he, she, itwas radiating
you, we, theywere radiating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been radiating
he, she, ithas been radiating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been radiating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be radiating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been radiating
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