Emit Definition

emits, emitted, emitting
emits, emitted, emitting
To send out; give forth; discharge.
Geysers emit water.
Webster's New World
To utter (words or sounds)
Webster's New World
To voice; express.
Emit an idea.
American Heritage
To transmit (a signal) as by radio waves.
Webster's New World
To give off (electrons) under the influence of heat, radiation, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Emit

  • Latin ēmittere to send out ē-, ex- ex- mittere to send

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin emitto.

    From Wiktionary

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