HyperDic: inhale

English > 2 senses of the word inhale:
VERBconsumptioninhaledraw deep into the lungs in by breathing
bodyinhale, inspire, breathe indraw in (air)
inhale > pronunciation
Soundsihnhhey'l
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English > inhale: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningDraw deep into the lungs in by breathing.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled"
Broadersmokeinhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
Spanishaspirar, tragarse, tragar
Catalanaspirar, inhalar
Adjectivesinhalantinhaling or serving for inhalation
Nounsinhalantsomething that is inhaled
inhalationthe act of inhaling
inhalationa medication to be taken by inhaling it
English > inhale: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningDraw in (air).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Examples
  • "Inhale deeply"
  • "inhale the fresh mountain air"
Synonymsinspire, breathe in
Entailed bybreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
smokeinhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
Narroweraspirate(air) suck in
huff, snortinhale recreational drugs
puff, drag, drawsuck in or take (air)
sniff, sniffleinhale audibly through the nose
snuffinhale audibly through the nose
snuffle, snivelSnuff up mucus through the nose
Broaderbreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Oppositeexhale, expire, breathe outExpel air
Spanishinhalar, inspirar
Catalanaspirar, inhalar, inspirar
Adjectivesinhalantinhaling or serving for inhalation
Nounsinhalantsomething that is inhaled
inhalationthe act of inhaling
inhalatora breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration

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