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emit (v.)

1620s, from Latin emittere "send forth," from assimilated form of ex "out" (see ex-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). Related: Emitted; emitting.

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Definitions of emit from WordNet

emit (v.)
expel (gases or odors);
Synonyms: breathe / pass off
emit (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: give out / give off
emit (v.)
express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words);
Synonyms: utter / let out / let loose
From wordnet.princeton.edu