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Verb: ventilate  'ven-ti,leyt
  1. Expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    "ventilate the smoke-filled rooms";
    - vent, air out, air
     
  2. Expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    "Wheat should be well ventilated"
     
  3. Circulate through and freshen
    "The gust of air ventilated the room"
     
  4. Give expression or utterance to
    - vent, give vent
     
  5. Furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape
    "The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space"

Derived forms: ventilating, ventilates, ventilated

Type of: alter, change, circulate, evince, expose, express, freshen, modify, refresh, show

Encyclopedia: Ventilate