Exude Definition

ĭg-zo͝od, ĭk-so͝od
exuded, exudes, exuding
exuded, exudes, exuding
To ooze forth.
American Heritage
To pass out in drops through pores, an incision, etc.; ooze; discharge.
Webster's New World
To discharge or emit (a liquid or gas, for example) gradually.
American Heritage
To diffuse or seem to radiate.
To exude joy.
Webster's New World
To exhibit in abundance.
A face that exuded self-satisfaction.
American Heritage

Origin of Exude

  • Latin exsūdāre ex- ex- sūdāre to sweat sweid- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Latin exudare, exsudare (“to sweat out”).

    From Wiktionary

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