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inhale

in·hale

inhale

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn heIl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: inhaled, inhales, inhaling
definition: to take in by breathing; breathe in.
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antonyms:
exhale, expire
similar words:
draw
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to take a breath; breathe in.
The doctor told her to inhale deeply.
antonyms:
exhale, expire
similar words:
pull
definition 2: to draw tobacco smoke into the lungs while smoking.
When I had my first cigarette, I didn't inhale.
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derivation: inhalation (n.)
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