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One entry found for radiate.
Entry Word: radiate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to extend outwards from or as if from a central point <the heat radiating from the fire> <the spokes of a bicycle wheel radiate from the hub towards the rim>
Synonyms branch, diverge, fan (out)
Related Words diffuse, dispel, disperse, dissipate; fork, stem; divide, separate, split; scatter, splay, spread; arise, derive, emanate, flow, issue, proceed, spring
Near Antonyms approach, close in (on), near; center (on), centralize
Antonyms concentrate, converge, focus, funnel, meet
2 to emit rays of light <fireflies give off their light by means of a chemical reaction that causes their abdomens to radiate> -- see SHINE 1