HyperDic: vent

English > 7 senses of the word vent:
NOUNartifactvent, venthole, vent-hole, blowholea hole for the escape of gas or air
animalventexternal opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
objectvent, volcanoa fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
artifactventa slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
actvent, release, outletactivity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
VERBcommunicationvent, ventilate, give ventgive expression or utterance to
changevent, ventilate, air out, airexpose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
vent > pronunciation
Soundsveh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... unspent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > vent: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA hole for the escape of gas or air.
Synonymsventhole, vent-hole, blowhole
Part ofair passage, air duct, airwayA duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
Narrowersmoke holeA vent (as in a roof) for smoke to escape
BroaderholeAn opening deliberately made in or through something
Spanishrespiradero
Catalanrespirador, respirall
Verbsventilateexpose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
English > vent: 7 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningexternal opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate.
Broaderorifice, opening, portaAn aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
Spanishano, cloaca
English > vent: 7 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt.
Synonymvolcano
Category ofactive(of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt
eruption, eructation, extravasation(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
Broadercrack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissureA long narrow opening
Spanishcráter, volcán
Catalancràter
English > vent: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket).
BroaderslitA long narrow opening
English > vent: 7 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningActivity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion.
Example "he gave vent to his anger"
Synonymsrelease, outlet
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishsalida
Catalansortida
Verbsventgive expression or utterance to
English > vent: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive expression or utterance to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "She vented her anger"
  • "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
Synonymsventilate, give vent
Broaderexpress, show, evinceGive expression / expression to
Spanishdescargar
Nounsventactivity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
ventera speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance
English > vent: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningexpose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsventilate, air out, air
Broaderrefresh, freshenmake (to feel) fresh
Spanishairear, divulgar, orear, ventilar
Catalanairejar-se, airejar, divulgar, orejar, renovar, ventilar
Nounsventingthe act of venting

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