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exhale

ex·hale

exhale

 
 
pronunciation:
eks heIl [or] eks heIl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: exhaled, exhales, exhaling
definition 1: to breathe out; emit breath or vapor.
The doctor told him to breathe in and then exhale slowly.The air was cold, and the children could see the vapor of their breath as they exhaled.
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synonyms:
expire
antonyms:
inhale, inspire
similar words:
blow, breathe, puff, respire, sigh
definition 2: to be emitted as breath or vapor.
Steam exhaled from the vent.
similar words:
discharge, emanate, issue
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to breathe or blow (vapor, air, or the like) out; emit as breath.
He exhaled all the air in his lungs.
synonyms:
expire
antonyms:
inhale, inspire
similar words:
blow, breathe, discharge, emit, expel, puff, release, respire
definition 2: to draw out or off as a vapor; evaporate.
synonyms:
evaporate
similar words:
fume, vaporize
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