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Synonyms for radiate
ˈreɪ diˌeɪt; -ɪt, -ˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radial, stellate, radiate(adj)

    arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center

    "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"

    radial, stellate

    asymmetrical, simple, asymmetric, unsubdivided

  2. radiate(verb)

    having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies

    stellate, radial

    asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple, asymmetric

  3. radiate(verb)

    send out rays or waves

    "The sun radiates heat"

    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    asymmetric, asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple

  4. radiate(verb)

    send out real or metaphoric rays

    "She radiates happiness"

    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    asymmetric, simple, unsubdivided, asymmetrical

  5. radiate, ray(verb)

    extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

    "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiate spines in all directions"

    ray, irradiate, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    unsubdivided, asymmetrical, simple, asymmetric

  6. glow, beam, radiate, shine(verb)

    have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink

    "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

    smooth, shine, beam, reflect, diversify, ray, strike, burn, broadcast, smoothen, glitter, air, polish, gleam, transmit, glint, fall, glisten, glow, send

    asymmetric, asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple

  7. radiate(verb)

    cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

    "The sun is radiating"

    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    unsubdivided, asymmetrical, asymmetric, simple

  8. glow, beam, radiate, shine(verb)

    experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

    "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"

    smooth, shine, beam, reflect, diversify, ray, strike, burn, broadcast, smoothen, glitter, air, polish, gleam, transmit, glint, fall, glisten, glow, send

    asymmetric, simple, asymmetrical, unsubdivided

  9. radiate(verb)

    issue or emerge in rays or waves

    "Heat radiated from the metal box"

    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple, asymmetric

  10. diversify, radiate(verb)

    spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate

    "The plants on this island diversified"

    diversify, branch out, ray, beam, shine, glow, broaden

    asymmetrical, asymmetric, unsubdivided, simple


  1. radiate(verb)


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. radiate

    cast out, disgorge, disperse, dissipate, distract, eject, emit, exude, give up, put forth, send out, shoot forth, throw off, vomit

    absorb, consume, drink in, drink up, engross, exhaust, imbibe, suck up, swallow, swallow up, take in, take up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. radiate

    shine, sparkle, gleam, emanate, coruscate, shimmer

Editors Contribution

  1. emanated

    intransitive verb : to come out from a source transitive verb : emit

    she seems to emanate an air of serenity a sweet scent emanating from the blossoms

    Submitted by WilliamRP1988 on March 15, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. radiate(v. n.)

    shine, gleam, emit rays

  2. radiate(v. n.)

    issue in rays, emanate in rays

  3. radiate(v. n.)

    emit heat, throw off heat

  4. radiate(v. a.)

    emit (heat or light) in straight lines

  5. radiate(a.)

    (Bot.) radiant

  6. radiate(a.)

    (Zoöl.) radiated

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. radiate(v)

    shine, beam, gleam, diverge

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How to use radiate in a sentence?

  1. Teresa Woodruff:

    We discovered the zinc spark just five years ago in the mouse, and to see the zinc radiate out in a burst from each human egg was breathtaking.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Some people radiate happiness and make everyone happy around them.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    In the capsule of eternal love You radiate powerful sexual energy of beauty, you are a pheromone of sex and eternal love. Tantalizing exciting appearance of your juicy body. White marble skin, as if from the petals of white roses, it smells of lust for love, and moans with lust, my imagination was still so sweet, white skin is the color of true love, endless passion, bottomless love in your ideal image. My love for you is endless and immortal like my soul. I am in love with you in any state of consciousness of the world, dimension. My whole being is saturated with love for you. You will always be in my heart in a capsule of eternal love, where you will sleep sweetly and dream to me where we will always be together. From the endless love for you from its absolute power, my soul levitates in the cosmos of dreams about you. Life with you is a sweet erotic dream of romance, a sincere dream in which I am ready to live forever, you are the most perfect creation of reality, you are love only in reality itself, a dream generated by billions of dreams of men, perfection that cannot be surpassed, your beauty is immeasurably, endlessly beautiful . It is so beautiful that it is difficult to breathe with delight; you are more beautiful than life itself and reality. A sincere dream from my subconscious, consciously and unconsciously, I love only you. It is so beautiful that compliments break out of me spontaneously. My love for you is eternal, it pierces the future, eternity, future lives, I will subconsciously love only you. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Hardcore sexy (Horny like) Shocking beautiful, hardcore sexy, extremely sexy. Your heart is the most precious treasure in the universe, illuminated by the brilliance of the stars and the radiance of the sun. You deserve an infinite number of horny and in love likes and reposts from the whole universe, because in reality only you are beautiful. The goddess of male hearts, the queen of male minds. Your beauty is like blue noble blood. Your love, your sexuality is the priceless gift of the universe. You are infinitely and forever beautiful in my eyes. You are so stunning and beautiful. Just wow) wow) wow) just superrrrrrr) god how beautiful ... perfect sexy skin glitters like latex, like tiny microparticles of brilliant gold and diamonds on your delicious sweet skin, I thank God for every day spent with you. You are the most coveted dream of all my lives. It is hard to believe that a girl can be so beautiful. Your beauty strikes the imagination and bows to your feet. Any action of yours is a movement - this is a complete seduction, seduction, a wondrous temptation, just the magic of love and sex, you are magically fairy beautiful. Touching you, hugging you, I come into contact with divine perfection, like a burning, burning fire of passion, and I get incredible pleasure from it. The high temperature of excitement and passion from the fact that you are near even from your photos and videos. Goddess in sex pose the rider. For you I will go to the edge of infinity. Your eyes radiate powerful energy of hot sex in your pretty face so powerfully hypnotize with their beauty this whole kaleidoscope of feelings and emotions in love, from you in me a high concentration of lust, ultra mega turbo exciting. You are like fantastic sex, with an orgasm of a cosmic scale. When I look at you, it seems to me that I have reviewed terabytes of porn, and I feel the hype arousal only at the sight of you, that's how much I want you. Separation with you is just torture, I feel a strong dependence on you, it is vitally necessary for me that you be mine forever and ever. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Václav Havel:

    The role of the writer is not simply to arrange Being according to his own lights; he must also serve as a medium to Being and remain open to its often unfathomable dictates. This is the only way the work can transcend its creator and radiate its meaning further than the author himself can see or perceive.

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