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hy·per·ven·ti·late

 (hī′pər-vĕn′tl-āt′)
v. hy·per·ven·ti·lat·ed, hy·per·ven·ti·lat·ing, hy·per·ven·ti·lates
v.intr.
1. To breathe abnormally fast or deeply so as to effect hyperventilation.
2. To breathe in this manner as from excitement or anxiety.
v.tr.
To subject to hyperventilation.
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hyperventilate

(ˌhaɪpəˈvɛntɪleɪt)
vb
(Pathology) (intr) to breathe in an abnormally deep, long, and rapid manner, sometimes resulting in cramp and dizziness
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hy•per•ven•ti•late

(ˌhaɪ pərˈvɛn tlˌeɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.i.
1. to be affected with hyperventilation; breathe abnormally fast and deep.
2. to express excessive enthusiasm or excitement.
v.t.
3. to cause (a patient) to breathe more rapidly and deeply than normal.
[1930–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hyperventilate - produce hyperventilation in; "The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient"
hyperventilate - breathe excessively hard and fast; "The mountain climber started to hyperventilate"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
2.hyperventilate - breathe excessively hard and fast; "The mountain climber started to hyperventilate"
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"
hyperventilate - produce hyperventilation in; "The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient"
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Translations

hyperventilate

[ˌhaɪpəˈventɪleɪt] VIrespirar aceleradamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hyperventilate

[ˌhaɪpərˈvɛntɪleɪt] vifaire de l'hyperventilation
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hyperventilate

vi hiperventilar, respirar demasiado rápido
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Ivette added that Arceli hyperventilates when she is stressed out but has not experienced nose bleeds in the past.
I had 90 seconds to go like this (hyperventilates) and then it was all over the internet.
While Joe McElderry admitted he hyperventilates before he goes on, but then puts his nerves into his performance.