Radiate is defined as to give off heat or light, or extend out from a shared center.(verb)
The definition of radiate is something with rays that come from a shared center.(adjective)
An example of radiate is the appearance of petals in a flower; radiate formation of petals.
See radiate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L radiatus, pp. of radiare, to radiate < radius, ray: see radius
See radiate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb ra·di·at·ed, ra·di·at·ing, ra·di·ates verb, intransitive
Origin: Latin radiāre, radiāt-, to emit beams
Origin: , from radius, ray.
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