verb (used without object), ex·haled, ex·hal·ing.
verb (used with object), ex·haled, ex·hal·ing.
- exfoliative cytology,
- exfoliative dermatitis,
- exfoliative gastritis,
- exhaust fan,
- exhaust manifold,
- exhaust stroke,
- exhaust system
Origin of exhale
Examples from the Web for exhale
Changing the way you inhale and exhale can help you feel more relaxed, energized, or focused.
Then, exhale through a slightly open mouth as you count to four.
Like a gangster shooting in a Hays Code era motion picture, the inhale and the exhale are shown in separate shots.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television|Rich Goldstein|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mom drew deeply on her cigarette, fingers shaking on the exhale.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Silently count to five on each inhale and exhale; continue for five to 15 minutes.5 Healthier Ways to Detox (That Aren’t Juice Cleanses)|DailyBurn|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The very odor of acids seemed to exhale from his shivering person.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
It is the air which all intellects inhale and exhale, and it is the wind which blows the worlds into order and orbit.
He could see clearly the poisonous vapor which it was said to exhale!The Lady Doc|Caroline Lockhart
The parting of the double ruby pout of his lips seemed to exhale an air sweeter and purer than what it drew in: ah!Memoirs Of Fanny Hill|John Cleland
Here all the warmth and perfume of the summer day seemed still to exhale itself in a long sigh like that of a peaceful sleeper.The Shadow of Life|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Word Origin for exhale
c.1400, from Middle French exhaler (14c.), from Latin exhalare "breathe out, evaporate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + halare "breathe." Related: Exhaled; exhaling.