Definition of Ventilate

1. Verb. Expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen. "Air out the smoke-filled rooms"

Exact synonyms: Air, Air Out, Vent
Generic synonyms: Freshen, Refresh
Derivative terms: Venting, Vent, Ventilator



2. Verb. Expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage. "Wheat should be well ventilated"
Generic synonyms: Expose
Derivative terms: Ventilation, Ventilator

3. Verb. Circulate through and freshen. "The gust of air ventilated the room"
Generic synonyms: Circulate
Derivative terms: Ventilation, Ventilation

4. Verb. Give expression or utterance to. "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
Exact synonyms: Give Vent, Vent
Generic synonyms: Evince, Express, Show
Derivative terms: Vent, Venter, Ventilation

5. Verb. Furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape. "The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Ventilation, Ventilator, Ventilatory

Definition of Ventilate

1. v. t. To open and expose to the free passage of air; to supply with fresh air, and remove impure air from; to air; as, to ventilate a room; to ventilate a cellar; to ventilate a mine.

2. v. t. To open and expose to the free passage of air; to supply with fresh air, and remove impure air from; to air; as, to ventilate a room; to ventilate a cellar; to ventilate a mine.

Definition of Ventilate

1. Verb. To replace stale or noxious air with fresh. ¹

2. Verb. To circulate air through a building, etc. ¹

3. Verb. To provide with a vent. ¹

4. Verb. To expose something to the circulation of fresh air. ¹

5. Verb. To expose something to public examination or discussion. ¹

6. Verb. (medicine) To provide manual or mechanical breathing to a patient. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ventilate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

Medical Definition of Ventilate

1. To aerate, or oxygenate, the blood in the pulmonary capillaries. Synonym: air, atmosphere. Origin: L. Ventilo, pp. -atus, to fan, fr. Ventus, the wind (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ventilate

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venter propendens
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