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Verb: give off  giv óf
  1. Have as a by-product
    "The big cities gave off so many wonderful American qualities"
  2. Give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapour, etc.
    "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun gives off";
    - emit, give out

Derived forms: given off, giving off, gives off, gave off

Type of: feature, have

Antonym: take in