|1.||[ verb ] expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen|
|Synonyms:||air_out air vent|
"air the old winter clothes" "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
|Related terms:||refresh vent|
|2.||[ verb ] circulate through and freshen|
"The gust of air ventilated the room"
|Related terms:||circulate ventilation|
|3.||[ verb ] furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape|
"The architect did not thnk about ventilating the storage space"
|Related terms:||change ventilator|
|4.||[ verb ] expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage|
"Wheat should be well ventilated"
|Related terms:||expose ventilator|
|5.||[ verb ] give expression or utterance to|
"She vented her anger" "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
|Related terms:||express public_discussion|