how to pronounce radiate

/ˈɹɛɪ.di.ɛɪt/

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radiate is pronounced in three syllables

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ɹɛɪdiɛɪt

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An example use of radiate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… universe to radiate outwards and they'll …”

meanings of radiate

verb:

  1. To manifest oneself in a glowing manner.
  2. To extend, send or spread out from a center like radii.
  3. To spread into new habitats, migrate.
  4. To emit rays or waves.
  5. To illuminate.
  6. To come out or proceed in rays or waves.
  7. To expose to ionizing radiation, such as by radiography.

adjective:

  1. Having parts radiating from the center, like the petals in many flowers.
  2. Belonging to the Radiata.
  3. Surrounded by rays, such as the head of a saint in a religious picture.
  4. Consisting of a disc in which the florets are tubular.
  5. Radiating from a center; having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated.
  6. Having radial symmetry, like a seastar.

noun:

  1. One of the Radiata.

words that rhyme with radiate

irradiate

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