Definitions for aspirateˈæs pəˌreɪt; -pər ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspirate(verb)

    a consonant pronounced with aspiration

  2. aspirate, draw out, suck out(verb)

    remove as if by suction

    "aspirate the wound"

  3. aspirate(verb)

    pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds

  4. aspirate(verb)

    suck in (air)


  1. aspirate(Noun)

    The puff of air accompanying the release of a plosive consonant.

  2. aspirate(Noun)

    A sound produced by such a puff of air.

  3. aspirate(Verb)

    To remove a liquid or gas by means of suction.

  4. aspirate(Verb)

    To inhale so as to draw something other than air into one's lungs.

  5. aspirate(Verb)

    To produce an audible puff of breath. especially following a consonant.

  6. aspirate(Adjective)


  7. Origin: From aspiratus, perfect passive participle of aspiro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aspirate(verb)

    to pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant

  2. Aspirate(noun)

    a sound consisting of, or characterized by, a breath like the sound of h; the breathing h or a character representing such a sound; an aspirated sound

  3. Aspirate(noun)

    a mark of aspiration (/) used in Greek; the asper, or rough breathing

  4. Aspirate(noun)

    an elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc

  5. Aspirate(adj)

    alt. of Aspirated

  6. Origin: [L. aspiratus, p. p. of aspirare to breathe toward or upon, to add the breathing h; ad + spirare to breathe, blow. Cf. Aspire.]

Anagrams for aspirate »

  1. parasite, pastiera

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • মহাপ্রাণ বর্ণBengali
  • vdechnoutCzech
  • Behauchung, AspirationGerman
  • inhalar, sacar con la bomba, aspirar, aspirada, chupar, aspiraciónSpanish
  • aspiroida, imaista, vetää henkeen, henkäisy, aspiraatio, henkäistä, aspiraatta, imeäFinnish
  • pomper, aspirer, inhaler, aspiration, inspirerFrench
  • análaighIrish
  • aspirare, pompareItalian
  • 有気音, 帯気音Japanese
  • aspiratieDutch
  • aspirereNorwegian
  • придыха́ние, [[придыха́тельный]] [[согла́сный]], аспирировать, произносить с придыханием, аспира́ция, [[придыха́тельный]] [[звук]], отсасывать, придыхательныйRussian

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