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EXHALE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does exhale mean? 

EXHALE (verb)
  The verb EXHALE has 2 senses:

1. expel air
2. give out (breath or an odor)

  Familiarity information: EXHALE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXHALE (verb)


Sense 1exhale [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Expel air

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

breathe out; exhale; expire

Context example:

Exhale when you lift the weight

Hypernyms (to "exhale" is one way to...):

breathe; respire; suspire; take a breath (draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "exhale"):

snort (make a snorting sound by exhaling hard)

blow (exhale hard)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something

Antonym:

inhale (draw in (air))


Sense 2exhale [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give out (breath or an odor)

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

give forth; emanate; exhale

Context example:

The chimney exhales a thick smoke

Hypernyms (to "exhale" is one way to...):

breathe; emit; pass off (expel (gases or odors))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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