- Exude is defined as to show a lot of a certain feeling or to slowly discharge something.
- When you project or radiate confidence, this is an example of a situation where you exude confidence.
- When sweat slowly comes out of your pores, this is an example of a situation where your pores exude sweat.
exude definition by Webster's New World
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exude definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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verb ex·ud·ed, ex·ud·ing, ex·udes verb, intransitive
To ooze forth.verb, transitive
- To discharge or emit (a liquid or gas, for example) gradually.
- To exhibit in abundance: a face that exuded self-satisfaction.
Origin: Latin exsūdāre : ex-, ex- + sūdāre, to sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots.
exude - Medical Definition
To ooze or pass gradually out of a body structure or tissue.