1. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen

Similar word(s): air, vent

Definition categories: change, freshen, refresh

2. expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage

- Wheat should be well ventilated

Definition categories: perception, expose

3. circulate through and freshen

- The gust of air ventilated the room

Definition categories: motion, circulate

4. give expression or utterance to

Similar word(s): vent

Definition categories: communication, evince, express, show

5. furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape

- The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space

Definition categories: change, alter, modify