Pronunciation: (i-mit'), [key]
—v.t., e•mit•ted, e•mit•ting.
1. to send forth (liquid, light, heat, sound, particles, etc.); discharge.
2. to give forth or release (a sound): He emitted one shrill cry and then was silent.
3. to utter or voice, as opinions.
4. to issue, as an order or a decree.
5. to issue formally for circulation, as paper money.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.