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ex·hale

 (ĕks-hāl′, ĕk-sāl′)
v. ex·haled, ex·hal·ing, ex·hales
v.intr.
1.
a. To breathe out.
b. To emit air or vapor.
2. To be given off or emitted.
v.tr.
1. To blow (something) forth or breathe (something) out.
2. To give off; emit: chimneys exhaling dense smoke.

[Middle English exalen, from Latin exhālāre : ex-, ex- + hālāre, to breathe.]

exhale

(ɛksˈheɪl; ɪɡˈzeɪl)
vb
1. (Physiology) to expel (breath, tobacco smoke, etc) from the lungs; breathe out
2. to give off (air, vapour, fumes, etc) or (of air, vapour, etc) to be given off; emanate
[C14: from Latin exhālāre to breathe out, from hālāre to breathe]
exˈhalable adj
ˌexhaˈlation n

ex•hale

(ɛksˈheɪl, ɛkˈseɪl)

v. -haled, -hal•ing. v.i.
1. to emit breath or vapor; breathe out.
2. to pass off as vapor; pass off as an effluence.
v.t.
3. to breathe out; emit (air, vapor, sound, etc.).
4. to give off as vapor.
5. to draw out as a vapor or effluence; evaporate.
[1350–1400; < Latin exhālāre=ex- ex-1 + hālāre to emit (vapor)]

exhale


Past participle: exhaled
Gerund: exhaling

Imperative
exhale
exhale
Present
I exhale
you exhale
he/she/it exhales
we exhale
you exhale
they exhale
Preterite
I exhaled
you exhaled
he/she/it exhaled
we exhaled
you exhaled
they exhaled
Present Continuous
I am exhaling
you are exhaling
he/she/it is exhaling
we are exhaling
you are exhaling
they are exhaling
Present Perfect
I have exhaled
you have exhaled
he/she/it has exhaled
we have exhaled
you have exhaled
they have exhaled
Past Continuous
I was exhaling
you were exhaling
he/she/it was exhaling
we were exhaling
you were exhaling
they were exhaling
Past Perfect
I had exhaled
you had exhaled
he/she/it had exhaled
we had exhaled
you had exhaled
they had exhaled
Future
I will exhale
you will exhale
he/she/it will exhale
we will exhale
you will exhale
they will exhale
Future Perfect
I will have exhaled
you will have exhaled
he/she/it will have exhaled
we will have exhaled
you will have exhaled
they will have exhaled
Future Continuous
I will be exhaling
you will be exhaling
he/she/it will be exhaling
we will be exhaling
you will be exhaling
they will be exhaling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exhaling
you have been exhaling
he/she/it has been exhaling
we have been exhaling
you have been exhaling
they have been exhaling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exhaling
you will have been exhaling
he/she/it will have been exhaling
we will have been exhaling
you will have been exhaling
they will have been exhaling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exhaling
you had been exhaling
he/she/it had been exhaling
we had been exhaling
you had been exhaling
they had been exhaling
Conditional
I would exhale
you would exhale
he/she/it would exhale
we would exhale
you would exhale
they would exhale
Past Conditional
I would have exhaled
you would have exhaled
he/she/it would have exhaled
we would have exhaled
you would have exhaled
they would have exhaled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exhale - expel airexhale - expel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight"
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
snort - make a snorting sound by exhaling hard; "The critic snorted contemptuously"
blow - exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
breathe in, inhale, inspire - draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
2.exhale - give out (breath or an odor); "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"
emit, pass off, breathe - expel (gases or odors)

exhale

verb
1. breathe out, breathe, expel, blow out, respire Hold your breath for a moment and exhale.
2. give off, emit, steam, discharge, send out, evaporate, issue, eject, emanate The craters exhale water, carbon dioxide, and sulphur dioxide.

exhale

verb
To expel air in the process of respiration:
breathe (out), expire.
Translations
زَفَر، نَفَثَ
ånde ud
kilehel
anda frá sér
iškvėpimasiškvėpti
izelpot
vydychovať

exhale

[eksˈheɪl]
A. VT [+ air, fumes] → despedir
B. VIespirar

exhale

[ɛksˈheɪl]
vt [+ breath] → expirer; [+ smoke] → exhaler
viexpirer

exhale

vt
(= breathe out)ausatmen
(= give off) smokeabgeben; gas, vapourablassen, abgeben
viausatmen

exhale

[ɛksˈheɪl] vt & viespirare

exhale

(eksˈheil) verb
to breathe out.
exhalation (eksəˈleiʃən) noun

ex·hale

v. espirar, exhalar.

exhale

vt, vi exhalar, sacar aire (fam)
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