vent

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. utter, express; let out, let off, emit, expel, discharge. —n. ventilator, opening, airhole, air pipe, outlet, funnel; emission; blowhole; utterance, expression. See egress, disclosure, wind.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. ventilator, vent hole, venting hole, ventiduct, liquid-vent, vent faucet, molding, touchhole, drain, smoke hole, flue, aperture; see also chimney .
v.
Syn. let out, drive out, discharge; see release .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. hole opening, outlet, aperture, orifice, mouth, passage, flue, exhaust duct, ventilating shaft.
2. expression release, voicing.
II
v.
1. discharge release, let out, expel, give off.
2. express air, spout off, voice, verbalize, let out, tell, unburden oneself.
ANT.: 1. hold it all in, pent up. 2. remain silent
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun An open space allowing passage: aperture, hole, mouth, opening, orifice, outlet. See OPEN. II verb 1. To utter publicly: air, express, put, state, ventilate. Idiom: come out with. See SHOW, WORDS. 2. To put into words: articulate, communicate, convey, declare, express, say, state, talk, tell, utter1, verbalize, vocalize, voice. Idiom: give tongue (or vent or voice) to. See WORDS. 3. To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently: emit, give, give forth, give off, give out, issue, let off, let out, release, send forth, throw off. See FREE, MOVE.

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