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Definitions and Synonyms of vent | Another word for vent | What is vent?

Definition 1: activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion - [noun denoting act]

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

  • she had no other outlet for her feelings
  • he gave vent to his anger

Synonyms for vent in the sense of this definition

(vent is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 2: external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate - [noun denoting animal]

(vent is a kind of ...) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity

"the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"

Definition 3: a hole for the escape of gas or air - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for vent in the sense of this definition

(vent is a kind of ...) an opening deliberately made in or through something

(... is a kind of vent ) a vent (as in a roof) for smoke to escape

(... is part of vent) a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)

Definition 4: a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket) - [noun denoting artifact]

(vent is a kind of ...) a long narrow opening

Definition 5: a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for vent in the sense of this definition

(vent is a kind of ...) a long narrow opening

(vent is the domain which ... is member of) (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)

(vent is the domain which ... is member of) (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt

"active volcanos"

Definition 6: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen - [verb of change]

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

  • air the old winter clothes
  • air out the smoke-filled rooms

Synonyms for vent in the sense of this definition

(vent is a kind of ...) make (to feel) fresh

"The cool water refreshed us"

Definition 7: give expression or utterance to - [verb of communication]

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

  • She vented her anger
  • The graduates gave vent to cheers

Synonyms for vent in the sense of this definition

(vent is a kind of ...) give expression to

"She showed her disappointment"

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