verb (used with object), aer·at·ed, aer·at·ing.
Origin of aerate
Examples from the Web for aerate
For 45 minutes, I get to aerate my brain, turn the world upside down, revel in music, poetry, humor.
They only absorb air to supply the tracheæ, which aerate the blood only within the general cavity of the body.Our Common Insects|Alpheus Spring Packard
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
They hung out their washings where machine-gun bullets could aerate them.Young Hilda at the Wars|Arthur Gleason