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give off

Definitions of give off
  1. verb
    have as a by-product
    “The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities”
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    type of:
    feature, have
    have as a feature
  2. verb
    give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    synonyms: emit, give out
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    Antonyms:
    absorb, take in
    suck or take up or in
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    effuse
    give out or emit (also metaphorically)
    reflect, shine
    be bright by reflecting or casting light
    spark, sparkle
    emit or produce sparks
    radiate
    send out rays or waves
    scintillate
    give off
    fume, smoke
    emit a cloud of fine particles
    reek
    give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
    shoot
    emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
    ray
    emit as rays
    steam
    emit steam
    resplend
    be resplendent or radiant; to shine brightly
    glare
    be sharply reflected
    opalesce
    reflect light or colors like an opal
    luminesce
    be or become luminescent; exhibit luminescence
    coruscate, scintillate, sparkle
    reflect brightly
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