Meaning of inhale

in•hale

Pronunciation: (in-hāl'), [key]
— v., -haled, -hal•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to breathe in; draw in by breathing: to inhale the polluted air.
—v.i.
  1. to breathe in, esp. the smoke of cigarettes, cigars, etc.: Do you inhale when you smoke?
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