What does the word radiate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To send out in rays; issue in rays.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Divided or separated into rays; having rays; radiating.

Usage examples for radiate

  1. Mrs. Grey, of Pangley Hall, had never held any but the first place and a consciousness of this fact seemed to radiate from her competent personality. – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  2. His personality seemed to radiate good nature, and he always appeared so genuinely glad to see her, or hear her voice that it placed her at a disadvantage. – Patricia Brent, Spinster by Herbert Jenkins
  3. It is very usual for chapels to radiate from around the choir of a church, but rarer to find them introduced into the side walls of the nave after the completion of the edifice. – Stained Glass Tours in France by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill