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exhale

[ eks-heyl, ek-seyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF exhale

Synonyms for exhale

  • breathe
  • emit
  • give off
  • let out
  • discharge
  • eject
  • emanate
  • evaporate
  • expel
  • issue
  • respire
  • steam
  • vaporize
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Antonyms for exhale

  • hold
  • keep
  • take in
  • breathe in
  • inhale
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXHALE

She only, of the trio, could so exhale her soul in the very perfume of sound.

What a pity that they are as evanescent as the bloom of these flowers and the fragrance they exhale!

To the Little Grey Woman he seemed to exhale youth from every pore.

I am soon to exhale from my flesh, like the spirit of a broken flower.

It seemed to exhale from the land itself, a prolonged sigh as of deep fatigue.

He could see clearly the poisonous vapor which it was said to exhale!

His very person seemed to exhale, not sanctity, but virility.

Only one there was who could so exhale her soul in the perfume of sound.

When you can hold your breath no longer, exhale as slowly as you can.

They inhale it, and they exhale it, and they restore it largely when they die.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Middle French exhaler (14c.), from Latin exhalare "breathe out, evaporate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + halare "breathe." Related: Exhaled; exhaling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXHALE

blew

verbblast, rush of air, wind

emanate

verbcome forth; give off
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