Definitions for exhaleɛksˈheɪl, ɛkˈseɪl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]


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