This page is about the phrasal verb give off
to produce something like a smell, a gas, heat or light
- give off Coal-fired power plants give off a lot of damaging fumes and atmospheric pollutants.
- give off sth Many flowers give off an aroma that attracts insects, and the insects then pollinate the plants.
Nouns often used as objects with give off: smell, gas, fumes, odour, scent, aroma, stink, heat, light
A skunk is an animal that defends itself by giving off
Contributor: Matt Errey