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English noun: aspirate

1. aspirate (communication) a consonant pronounced with aspiration


Broader (hypernym)consonant


English verb: aspirate

1. aspirate (contact) remove as if by suction


SamplesAspirate the wound.


Synonymsdraw out, suck out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Verb groupdraw in, suck in

2. aspirate (communication) pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out

3. aspirate (body) suck in (air)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)breathe in, inhale, inspire









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