What does exhale mean?

Definitions for exhaleɛksˈheɪl, ɛkˈseɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exhale.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhale, expire, breathe out(verb)

    expel air

    "Exhale when you lift the weight"

  2. exhale, give forth, emanate(verb)

    give out (breath or an odor)

    "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"

Wiktionary

  1. exhale(Verb)

    To expel air from the lungs through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.

  2. exhale(Verb)

    To pass off in the form of vapour; to emerge.

  3. exhale(Verb)

    To expel (something) from the lungs by action of the diaphragm.

  4. Origin: From exhaler, from exhalare, from + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhale(verb)

    to breathe out. Hence: To emit, as vapor; to send out, as an odor; to evaporate; as, the earth exhales vapor; marshes exhale noxious effluvia

  2. Exhale(verb)

    to draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapor; as, the sum exhales the moisture of the earth

  3. Exhale(verb)

    to rise or be given off, as vapor; to pass off, or vanish

  4. Origin: [L. exhalare; ex out + halare to breathe; cf.F. exhaler. Cf. Inhale.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exhale

    egz-hāl′, v.t. to emit or send out as vapour: to evaporate.—v.i. to rise or be given off as vapour.—adjs. Exhal′able, that can be exhaled; Exhal′ant, having the quality of exhaling.—n. Exhalā′tion, act or process of exhaling: evaporation: that which is exhaled: vapour: steam. [Fr. exhaler—L. exhalāreex, out, halāre, -ātum, to breathe.]

  2. Exhale

    egz-hāl′, v.t. to draw out: (Shak.) to cause to flow. [Pfx. ex-, and hale, to draw.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhale in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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