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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"

    Synonyms:
    radial, stellate

    Antonyms:
    asymmetrical, simple, asymmetric, unsubdivided

  2. radiate(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    stellate, radial

    Antonyms:
    asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple, asymmetric

  3. radiate(verb)

    send out rays or waves

    "The sun radiates heat"

    Synonyms:
    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    Antonyms:
    asymmetric, asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple

  4. radiate(verb)

    send out real or metaphoric rays

    "She radiates happiness"

    Synonyms:
    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    ray, irradiate, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    asymmetric, asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple

  7. radiate(verb)

    cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

    "The sun is radiating"

    Synonyms:
    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    asymmetric, simple, asymmetrical, unsubdivided

  9. radiate(verb)

    issue or emerge in rays or waves

    "Heat radiated from the metal box"

    Synonyms:
    ray, shine, glow, beam, diversify

    Antonyms:
    asymmetrical, unsubdivided, simple, asymmetric

  10. diversify, radiate(verb)

    spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate

    "The plants on this island diversified"

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

    Antonyms:
    asymmetrical, asymmetric, unsubdivided, simple

Wiktionary

  1. radiate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    irradiate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. radiate

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

    Antonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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.)

    Synonyms:
    shine, gleam, emit rays

  2. radiate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    issue in rays, emanate in rays

  3. radiate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    emit heat, throw off heat

  4. radiate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    emit (heat or light) in straight lines

  5. radiate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) radiant

  6. radiate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Zoöl.) radiated

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. radiate(v)

    Synonyms:
    shine, beam, gleam, diverge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    irradiate

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How to use radiate in a sentence?

  1. Githu Muigai:

    #1. The man in front of you today is a mortician, The patient died on the operating table. If you think the patient should have lived, ask the surgeons. #2. I am here to jumpstart your mind from lethargy. #3. I believe you are familiar with carnal knowledge? The concept that is, not the practical part. Someone with experience? Legal experience you dirty minded fools! #4. The only difference between you and a cow is what I teach you. #5. Most women would prefer the sperm of a law professor to that of a law student. #6. We are not authorities in law. By ‘we’ I mean ‘you’. Some of you might be tempted to think that we are in the same category! #7. You call me Sir and I call you Sir. The only difference is that YOU will mean it while I don't! #8. Not even the devil knows what a man is thinking, leave alone a woman. #9. I agree with the Honourable Justice Kwach, that the legal profession is in danger of being infiltrated by peasants. #10. For the purposes of my lectures, all time will be in GMT and only my Swiss watch will apply. #11. If your female client is going to be convicted of murder, make sure she’s pregnant. Why are you laughing? Of course, I don’t mean that you should be the one making sure! #12. I radiate knowledge because I am in intellectual puberty and not intellectual menopause.

  2. Laura Jaworski:

    All that is good, we are. Love and compassion radiate from our very being; we need only remember.

  3. Paul Hokemeyer:

    We're genetically pulled to people who radiate warmth, honesty and compassion. We're repelled by external presentations of perfection…The perfection of others makes us feel inadequate.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Some people radiate happiness and make everyone happy around them.

  5. Brian Walsh:

    First, you try to ignore it; see if it gets better. Then you try to treat it with meds, now you just have to radiate it.


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