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English verb: aerate

1. aerate (perception) expose to fresh air


SamplesAerate your old sneakers.


Synonymsair, air out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)expose

2. aerate (change) aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter


Synonymsactivate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

3. aerate (change) impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen


SamplesOxygenate blood.


Synonymsoxygenate, oxygenise, oxygenize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat









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