Antonyms of verb inhale

1 of 2 senses of inhale

Sense 2
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")
       Antonym of exhale (Sense 1)
      => exhale, expire, breathe out -- (expel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight")

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

2 senses of inhale

Sense 1
inhale -- (draw deep into the lungs in by breathing; "Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled")
       => smoke -- (inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes; "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?")

Sense 2
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")
       => breathe, take a breath, respire, suspire -- (draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring")

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