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exhale - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'exhale' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Exhale [ v. i.]
- To rise or be given off, as vapor; to pass off, or vanish.
2 . Exhale [ v. t.]
- 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.
- To draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapor; as, the sum exhales the moisture of the earth.

Meaning of 'exhale' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . exhale [ v]
Meaning (1):
- expel air
Example in sentence:
  • Exhale when you lift the weight
Meaning (2):
- give out (breath or an odor)
Example in sentence:
  • The chimney exhales a thick smoke