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English verb: ventilate

1. ventilate (change) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen


SamplesAir the old winter clothes.
Air out the smoke-filled rooms.


Synonymsair, air out, vent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)freshen, refresh

2. ventilate (perception) expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage


SamplesWheat should be well ventilated.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)expose

3. ventilate (motion) circulate through and freshen


SamplesThe gust of air ventilated the room.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)circulate

4. ventilate (communication) give expression or utterance to


SamplesShe vented her anger.
The graduates gave vent to cheers.


Synonymsgive vent, vent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)evince, express, show

5. ventilate (change) furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape


SamplesThe architect did not think about ventilating the storage space.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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