verb (used with object), aer·at·ed, aer·at·ing.
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For 45 minutes, I get to aerate my brain, turn the world upside down, revel in music, poetry, humor.
Another method where fresh water is not available, as on a long drive, is to aerate it by pouring from one pail to another.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
They hung out their washings where machine-gun bullets could aerate them.Young Hilda at the Wars|Arthur Gleason
You can aerate his house, not only with air, but with ideas.Mankind in the Making|H. G. Wells
During life they are filled with air, and they serve to aerate the blood circulating in the interior of the appendage.The Life of Crustacea|William Thomas Calman
He smiled, and I went forward to where Mr Preddle was making himself very hot by using the bellows to aerate the water.Sail Ho!|George Manville Fenn