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Definition 1: a consonant pronounced with aspiration - [noun denoting communication]

(aspirate is a kind of ...) a speech sound that is not a vowel

Definition 2: inhale (air, water, etc.) - [verb of body]

(aspirate is a kind of ...) draw in (air)

"Inhale deeply" "inhale the fresh mountain air" "The patient has trouble inspiring" "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

Definition 3: pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds - [verb of communication]

(aspirate is a kind of ...) speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

"She pronounces French words in a funny way" "I cannot say `zip wire'" "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

Definition 4: remove by suction - [verb of contact]

Samples where aspirate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • aspirate the wound

Synonyms for aspirate in the sense of this definition

(aspirate is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(aspirate has a similar meaning as ...) draw in as if by suction

"suck in your cheeks and stomach"

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