Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun aspirate

1 sense of aspirate

Sense 1
aspirate -- (a consonant pronounced with aspiration)
       => consonant -- (a speech sound that is not a vowel)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb aspirate

3 senses of aspirate

Sense 1
aspirate, draw out, suck out -- (remove as if by suction; "aspirate the wound")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 2
aspirate -- (pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds)
       => pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say -- (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?")

Sense 3
aspirate -- (suck in (air))
       => inhale, inspire, breathe in -- (draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well")

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