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

5 senses of vent

Sense 1
vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole -- (a hole for the escape of gas or air)
       => hole -- (an opening deliberately made in or through something)

Sense 2
vent -- (external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate)
       => orifice, opening, porta -- (an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart")

Sense 3
vent, volcano -- (a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt)
       => crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure -- (a long narrow opening)

Sense 4
vent -- (a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket))
       => slit -- (a long narrow opening)

Sense 5
release, outlet, vent -- (activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

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

2 senses of vent

Sense 1
vent, ventilate, give vent -- (give expression or utterance to; "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

Sense 2
vent, ventilate, air out, air -- (expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms")
       => refresh, freshen -- (make (to feel) fresh; "The cool water refreshed us")

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