Part of speech: verb

To flow forth, as from a source.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Walter Bagehot.