Definition of


  1. (verb, body) expel air
  2. (verb, body) give out (breath or an odor)

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Synonyms of Exhale

breathe out, emanate, expire, give forth

Antonyms of Exhale


Alternate forms of Exhale

Derivations: exhalation

Hyponyms: blow, snort

Hypernyms: breathe, emit, pass off, respire, suspire, take a breath

Origin of the word Exhale

  1. c.1400, from M.Fr. exhaler, from L. exhalare "breathe out," from ex- "out" + halare "breathe." Related: Exhaled; exhaling. more

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Words that sound like Exhale

e. coli, eagle, easel, easily, easy lay, echolalia, egg cell, eggshell, equal, equally, excel, exile, ezechiel, ezekiel

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