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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. have as a by-product;
- Example: "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"

2. give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.;
- Example: "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
[syn: emit, give out, give off]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

give off v 1: have as a by-product; "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities" 2: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits" [syn: emit, give out, give off] [ant: absorb, take in]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "give off": aerate, aerify, atomize, bleed, blow, breathe out, carbonate, chlorinate, discharge, distill, effuse, egest, eliminate, emit, etherify, etherize, evacuate, evaporate, excrete, exfiltrate, exhale, exhaust, expire, extravasate, exudate, exude, filter, filtrate, fluidize, fractionate, fume, fumigate, gasify, give out, give vent to, hydrogenate, issue, leach, let out, lixiviate, ooze, open the floodgates, open the sluices, oxygenate, pass, percolate, perfume, puff, reek, release, secrete, seep, send out, smoke, spray, steam, strain, sublimate, sublime, throw, throw off, transpire, transude, vapor, vaporize, void, volatilize, weep