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ventilate

ven·ti·late

ventilate

 
pronunciation:
ven t leIt
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ventilated, ventilates, ventilating
definition 1: to provide (an interior space) with fresh air or a means of air circulation.
The window fans ventilate the room.
similar words:
air
definition 2: to open up or submit (a problem, idea, question, or the like) for examination and discussion.
similar words:
air
definition 3: to provide with a vent for the escape of heated air, smoke, gases, or the like.
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  • ventilated:
    having a way for hot air or smoke to leave a space; having a way for fresh air to enter a space.