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ventilate meaning and definition

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Definition of ventilate (verb)

  1. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    • "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
    • synonyms: air, air out, vent
  2. expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • "Wheat should be well ventilated"
  3. circulate through and freshen
    • "The gust of air ventilated the room"
  4. give expression or utterance to
    • "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
    • synonyms: give vent, vent
  5. furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape
    • "The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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