Em"a*nate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emanated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Emanating.] [L. emanare, emanatum, to emanate; e out + manare to flow, prob. for madnare, and akin to madere to be wet, drip, madidus wet, drenched, drunk, Gr. ?, ?, wet, ? to be wet, Skr. mad to boil, matta drunk. Cf. Emane.]

1. To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers.

2. To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate.

That subsisting from of government from which all special laws emanate.
De Quincey.

Syn. -- To flow; arise; proceed; issue; originate.

Em"a*nate (?), a. Issuing forth; emanant. [R.]