verb (used with object), in·haled, in·hal·ing.
verb (used without object), in·haled, in·hal·ing.
- inhalation analgesia,
- inhalation anesthesia,
- inhalation anesthetic,
- inhalation therapy,
Origin of inhale
Examples from the Web for inhale
If you tend to inhale your food without realizing how much you consumed, opt for nibbles like in-shell pistachio nuts.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
TB, for example, is spread when I inhale the exhaled breath of a person with active disease.
They emit an odor that no human being should inhale, and yet you have.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So of course, Jimmy Fallon took the opportunity to ruin it by forcing Freeman to inhale helium and pitch up his voice.Viral Video of the Day: Morgan Freeman Sucks Helium|Alex Chancey|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But inhale the fumes of Republican rhetoric more deeply, and a more mind-blowing reality comes into focus.
I sauntered out, after the events recorded in the last paper, to inhale the fresh air of the morning.
I sauntered out, after the events recorded in the last chapter, to inhale the fresh air of the morning.Among the Pines|James R. Gilmore
I took one inhale of the interior atmosphere and decided right there that I would bivouac in the open.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
I believe I have temporarily lost all creative power: it will come back to me, perhaps, when I inhale some Northern ozone.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
He sprang from his bed, and opened the window to inhale the fresh air.Faustus|Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
Word Origin for inhale
1725, "to breathe in," back-formation from inhalation or else from Latin inhalare "breathe upon," from in- "upon" (see in- (2)) + halare "breathe." Related: Inhaled; inhaling. Current sense is because the word was taken as the opposite of exhale. Slang sense of "eat rapidly" is recorded from 1924. As a noun, by 1934. Related: Inhaled; inhaling.