Synonyms of vent


1. vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole, hole

usage: a hole for the escape of gas or air

2. vent, orifice, opening, porta

usage: external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

3. vent, volcano, crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure

usage: a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt

4. vent, slit

usage: a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)

5. release, outlet, vent, activity

usage: activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"


1. vent, ventilate, give vent, express, show, evince

usage: give expression or utterance to; "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers"

2. vent, ventilate, air out, air, refresh, freshen

usage: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"

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Definition and meaning of vent (Dictionary)