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.