What does the word emanate mean?

Usage examples for emanate

  1. Hence, we are sometimes shocked at observing glaring inconsistencies in the works of writers, and find it difficult to imagine that the grave reflection which pervades some of the pages can emanate from the same mind that dictated the puerilities abounding in others. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  2. A voice which did not seem to emanate from his own brain kept repeating, " What you have done can never be undone; never, never. – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough
  3. In the order of nature, a new assembly must come before long, and he will be indisposed to shock the feelings of the electors from whom that assembly must emanate. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot
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