Definition of ventilate (verb)
- expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
- expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
- "Wheat should be well ventilated"
- circulate through and freshen
- "The gust of air ventilated the room"
- give expression or utterance to
- 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