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[ig-zood, ik-sood] /ɪgˈzud, ɪkˈsud/
verb (used without object), exuded, exuding.
to come out gradually in drops, as sweat, through pores or small openings; ooze out.
verb (used with object), exuded, exuding.
to send out, as sweat; emit through pores or small openings.
to project or display conspicuously or abundantly; radiate:
to exude cheerfulness.
Origin of exude
1565-75; < Latin ex(s)ūdāre, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + sūdāre to sweat
Related forms
nonexuding, adjective
unexuded, adjective Unabridged
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  • When she came it was spring-time, and all the world was budding, exuding joy and hope, with the sun dancing over all.

  • These join together and form a mass of moist, exuding crusts.

  • A portion of it boiled, and left for a few hours, became white and hard as a piece of marble, with the exuding salt.

    The Log of a Sea-Waif Frank T. Bullen
  • By 10 o'clock the seams in the decks of the ships were exuding pitch.

    With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
  • In a few instances, however, the exuding discharge gives evidence of what has happened.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • exuding a curious pungent aroma, she placed a long finger on her red, thin lips and slipped away again.

    The Sins of the Children Cosmo Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for exuding


to release or be released through pores, incisions, etc, as sweat from the body or sap from trees
(transitive) to make apparent by mood or behaviour: he exuded confidence
Word Origin
C16: from Latin exsūdāre, from sūdāre to sweat
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Word Origin and History for exuding



1570s, from Latin exudare/exsudare "ooze out like sweat," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + sudare "to sweat" (see sweat). Related: Exuded; exudes; exuding.

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exuding in Medicine

exude ex·ude (ĭg-zōōd', ĭk-sōōd')
v. ex·ud·ed, ex·ud·ing, ex·udes
To ooze or pass gradually out of a body structure or tissue.

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