1. [ verb ] give expression or utterance to
Synonyms: give_vent ventilate

"She vented her anger" "The graduates gave vent to cheers"

Related terms: express public_discussion
2. [ noun ] a hole for the escape of gas or air
Synonyms: blowhole vent-hole venthole
Related terms: hole smoke_hole air_passage
3. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
Related terms: orifice
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 26953
5. [ verb ] expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
Synonyms: ventilate air air_out

"air the old winter clothes" "air out the smoke-filled rooms"

Related terms: refresh
6. [ noun ] a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
Related terms: slit
7. [ noun ] activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion
Synonyms: outlet release

"she had no other outlet for her feelings" "he gave vent to his anger"

Related terms: activity
8. [ noun ] a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
Synonyms: volcano crater
Related terms: crack eruption active
Similar spelling:   Vento