American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To breathe out.
- v. To emit air or vapor.
- v. To be given off or emitted.
- v. To blow (something) forth or breathe (something) out.
- v. To give off; emit: chimneys exhaling dense smoke.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To send out as breath or as if by breathing; emit an effluence of; give out as vapor, either perceptible or imperceptible: as, marshes exhale noxious effluvia.
- To draw out as an effluence; cause to be sent out or emitted in vapor; evaporate: as, the sun exhales the moisture of the earth.
- To draw forth; cause to flow, as blood.
- To rise or pass off as an effluence; go off in vapor.
- To hale or drag out.
- To draw, as a sword.
- To pass through in the form of drops; ooze: noting especially bleeding from a surface in the absence of any wound.
- v. intransitive To expel air from the lungs through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
- v. intransitive To pass off in the form of vapour; to emerge.
- v. transitive To expel (something) from the lungs by action of the diaphragm.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To breathe out. Hence: To emit, as vapor; to send out, as an odor; to evaporate
- v. To draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapor.
- v. To rise or be given off, as vapor; to pass off, or vanish.
- v. give out (breath or an odor)
- v. expel air
- From French exhaler, from Latin exhalare, from ex ("out") + halare ("to breathe"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English exalen, from Latin exhālāre : ex-, ex- + hālāre, to breathe. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“His tongue is still slack in his mouth and the exhale is a loud and welcome sound.”
“I have a nurse trainee to watch over me tonight, so no "expire", just "exhale" - cheers!”
“The sound of her exhale was the most fun to imitate at the breakfast table the next morning.”
“It's like an "exhale" but lots of them happened a long time ago.”
“-- "X'Hal" (which I don't think is pronounced "exhale") is the warrior-turned-goddess who Starfire worships.”
“Sergeant Anderson, so once it was all over and you were able to kind of exhale, could you believe that you guys encountered what you did?”
“Mexico is such a wonderful place when one is finally able to "exhale" and relax.”
“Electric energy powers the microbes to "breathe in" carbon dioxide and "exhale" fuels and chemicals.”
“And on Sunday, Republican leader John Boehner dismissed as "almost comical" the idea that carbon dioxide is "a carcinogen that is harmful to our environment," arguing that it must be safe because humans "exhale" it and cows deposit it.”
“Despite passion's effect on that rash tendency to "exhale" after a guild outpouring such as this, one can't help but consider the effect a massive actor's branch could still have on a film like "Doubt," campaigning stronger than ever.”
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