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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French exhaler, from Latin exhalare, from ex (out) + halare (to breathe).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɛksˈheɪl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

VerbEdit

exhale (third-person singular simple present exhales, present participle exhaling, simple past and past participle exhaled)

  1. (intransitive) To expel air from the lungs through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm, to breathe out.
  2. (transitive) To expel (something, such as tobacco smoke) from the lungs by action of the diaphragm.
  3. (intransitive) To pass off in the form of vapour; to emerge.
    • 2008, Gregor Dallas, Metrostop Paris, John Murray 2009, p. 9:
      Above was a tiled roof – though from that imperfect tiling exhaled stench and pestilence.
  4. (transitive) To emit (a vapour, an odour, etc.).
    The earth exhales vapor; marshes exhale noxious effluvia.
    • Alexander Pope
      Less fragrant scents the unfolding rose exhales.
  5. (transitive) To draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapour.
    The sun exhales the moisture of the earth.

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VerbEdit

exhale

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of exhalar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of exhalar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of exhalar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of exhalar

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VerbEdit

exhale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of exhalar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of exhalar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of exhalar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of exhalar.