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verb, aer·ate \ˈer-ˌāt\

Simple Definition of aerate

  • : to put air or a gas into (something, such as soil or a liquid)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aerate


  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to supply or impregnate (as the soil or a liquid) with air

  3. 2 :  to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration

  4. 3 a British :  carbonate 2 b :  to make light or sparkling

aeration play \ˌer-ˈā-shən\ noun

Examples of aerate in a sentence

  1. You should aerate the soil before planting the seeds.


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AERATE Defined for Kids


verb aer·ate \ˈer-ˌāt\

Definition of aerate for Students


  1. 1 :  to supply or cause to be filled with air <aerate the soil>

  2. 2 :  to supply (blood) with oxygen by breathing

aerator \-ˌā-tər\ noun

Medical Dictionary


transitive verb aer·ate \ˈa(-ə)r-ˌāt, ˈe(-ə)r-\

Medical Definition of aerate

aerated; aerating

  1. 1:  to supply (the blood) with oxygen by respiration

  2. 2:  to supply or impregnate (as a liquid) with air

  3. 3British :  carbonate 2

aeration \ˌa(-ə)r-ˈā-shən, ˌe(-ə)r-\play noun

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