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Meaning of GIVE OFF

Pronunciation:  giv of

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  have as a by-product; "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
  2. [v]  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"
 Synonyms: emit, give out
 Antonyms: absorb, take in
 See Also: effuse, feature, fume, have, radiate, ray, reek, reflect, scintillate, shine, shoot, smoke, spark, sparkle, steam



Thesaurus Terms
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