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vent

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of vent

  1. 1 to find emotional release for vented her anger and then quickly calmed down Synonyms of vent loose, release, unleash, take outWords Related to vent act out; air, express, state, ventilate, voiceNear Antonyms of vent control, govern, handle, manage; bridle, check, constrain, contain, curb, hold back, pull in, quell, rein (in), restrain, smother, tame; allay, lull, quiet, soothe, still; choke, inhibit, muffle, pocket, repress, stifle, strangle, swallowAntonyms of vent bottle (up), repress, suppress

  2. 2 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion) vented his opinions freely and loudly at town meetings Synonyms of vent air, expound, give, look, raise, sound, state, express, ventilate, voiceWords Related to vent advertise, announce, declare, enounce, enunciate, proclaim, say; broadcast, circulate, disseminate, publish; describe, write, write up; sound off, speak out, speak up; chime in; communicate, convey, put across, put over; offer, submitNear Antonyms of vent censor, restrain, restrictAntonyms of vent stifle, suppress

  3. 3 to throw or give off a clothes dryer venting steam Synonyms of vent cast, discharge, emanate, evolve, exhale, expel, expire [archaic], give out, irradiate, issue, radiate, release, send (out), shoot, throw out, emitWords Related to vent eliminate, evacuate, excrete, exude, ooze, secrete; eject, erupt, gush, jet, outpour, pour, spew, spout, spray, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms of vent absorb, inhale, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up


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