2. [syn: inhale, inspire, breathe in]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Inhale \In*hale"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhaled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Inhaling.] [L. inhalare to breathe upon; pref. in- in +
halare to breathe: cf. F. inhaler. Cf. Exhale.]
To breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale
air; -- opposed to exhale.
Martin was walking forth to inhale the fresh breeze of
the evening. --Arbuthnot.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: draw deep into the lungs in by breathing; "Clinton smoked
marijuana but never inhaled"
2: draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain
air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer
patient cannot inspire air very well" [syn: inhale,
inspire, breathe in] [ant: breathe out, exhale,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
49 Moby Thesaurus words for "inhale":
aspirate, blow, breathe, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out,
chain-smoke, chaw, chew, cough, drag, draw, draw in, exhale,
exhaust, expel, expire, gasp, gulp, hack, hiccup, huff,
inhale snuff, inspire, nose, pant, puff, pull, respire, scent,
sigh, slurp, smell, smell of, smoke, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore,
snort, snuff, snuff in, snuffle, suck, suck in, suckle, take snuff,