Simple Definition of inhale
: to breathe in
: to eat or drink (something) very quickly
Full Definition of inhale
1 : to draw in by breathing
2 : to take in eagerly or greedily <inhaled about four meals at once — Ring Lardner>
: to breathe in
inhale\in-ˈ, ˈin-ˌ\ noun
Examples of inhale in a sentence
This medicine can now be inhaled.
She inhaled the fresh country air.
He inhaled deeply and exhaled slowly, trying to relax.
After inhaling their dinner, the children ran out the door without even saying goodbye.
Origin and Etymology of inhale
in- + exhale
First Known Use: 1725
Rhymes with inhale
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INHALE Defined for Kids
Definition of inhale for Students
1 : to draw in by breathing <I inhaled the fresh air.>
2 : to breathe in
Medical Definition of inhale
transitive verb: to draw in by breathing
intransitive verb: to breathe in
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