Definition of Aerate

1. Verb. Expose to fresh air. "Aerate your old sneakers"

Exact synonyms: Air, Air Out
Generic synonyms: Expose
Derivative terms: Aeration, Air



2. Verb. Aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter.
Exact synonyms: Activate
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Activation, Aerator, Air

3. Verb. Impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen. "Oxygenate blood"
Exact synonyms: Oxygenate, Oxygenise, Oxygenize
Generic synonyms: Process, Treat
Derivative terms: Aeration, Oxygen, Oxygenation, Oxygen

Definition of Aerate

1. Verb. To supply oxygen or air. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aerate

1. to supply with air [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Medical Definition of Aerate

1. 1. To combine or charge with gas; usually with carbonic acid gas, formerly called fixed air. "His sparkling sallies bubbled up as from aerated natural fountains." (Carlyle) 2. To supply or impregnate with common air; as, to aerate soil; to aerate water. 3. To expose to the chemical action of air; to oxygenate (the blood) by respiration; to arterialize. Aerated bread, bread raised by charging dough with carbonic acid gas, instead of generating the gas in the dough by fermentation. Origin: Cf. F. Aerer. See Air. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerate

aeolus
aeon
aeonian
aeonic
aeonium
aeoniums
aeons
aepyornis
aepyornises
aequalis
aequihymeniiferous
aequorin
aequorins
aer-
aeratable
aerate (current term)
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aerates
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aeration basin
aeration zone
aeration zones
aerations
aerator
aerators
aercyst
aerenchyma
aerenchymae
aerenchymas

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