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

Definition 1: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen - [verb of change]

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

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

Synonyms for ventilate in the sense of this definition

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

"The cool water refreshed us"

Definition 2: furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape - [verb of change]

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

  • The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space

(ventilate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: give expression or utterance to - [verb of communication]

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

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

Synonyms for ventilate in the sense of this definition

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

"She showed her disappointment"

Definition 4: circulate through and freshen - [verb of motion]

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

  • The gust of air ventilated the room

(ventilate is a kind of ...) move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point

"Blood circulates in my veins" "The air here does not circulate"

Definition 5: expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage - [verb of perception]

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

  • Wheat should be well ventilated

(ventilate is a kind of ...) expose or make accessible to some action or influence

"Expose your students to art" "expose the blanket to sunshine"

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