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  1. inhaleverb

    To draw air into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.

    inspire, breathe in

    exhale, expire, breathe out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inhale

    inspire, snuff, absorb


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inhaleverb

    draw deep into the lungs in by breathing

    "Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled"

    breathe in, inspire

    exhale, breathe out, expire

  2. inhale, inspire, breathe inverb

    draw in (air)

    "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

    enliven, invigorate, urge on, root on, instigate, prompt, urge, exhort, barrack, animate, exalt, revolutionize, pep up, revolutionise, breathe in, inspire, cheer

    breathe out, exhale, expire

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  1. inhaleverb

    inspire, breathe in, draw into the lungs

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inhale":

    breathe, lnhale, snort, suction

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. inhale

    ...but I didn't inhale

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  1. Bill Clinton:

    I can only say, based on my personal experience, that if you’re sitting cross-legged, on the yoga mat, and you’re doing it and you’re really trying to inhale, and hold it and then have a long exhale, it is very relaxing.

  2. Laura Jaworski:

    Inhale possibility, exhale creativity.

  3. Timothy Tisdale:

    Laugh Hard, Inhale Slowly, Think Often, Love Alway's!

  4. Jen Ramsey:

    Inhale love, exhale fear.

  5. Sven Eric Jordt:

    Children are especially at risk because tear gas is heavier than air, it is present in higher concentrations closer to the ground, and children, being shorter, are exposed to higher concentrations. Also, since their lungs are smaller, when they inhale tear gas the potential for injury is higher.

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