Definitions for vent

Definitions for (noun) vent

Main entry: release, outlet, vent

Definition: activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

Usage: she had no other outlet for her feelings; he gave vent to his anger

Main entry: vent

Definition: external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

Main entry: vent, vent-hole, venthole, blowhole

Definition: a hole for the escape of gas or air

Main entry: vent

Definition: a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)

Main entry: vent, volcano

Definition: a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt

Definitions for (verb) vent

Main entry: vent, ventilate, air, air out

Definition: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen

Usage: air the old winter clothes; air out the smoke-filled rooms

Main entry: give vent, vent, ventilate

Definition: give expression or utterance to

Usage: She vented her anger; The graduates gave vent to cheers

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