|1.||[ verb ] give expression or utterance to|
"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|
|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"
|6.||[ noun ] a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)|
|7.||[ noun ] activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion|
"she had no other outlet for her feelings" "he gave vent to his anger"
|8.||[ noun ] a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt|
|Related terms:||crack eruption active|