Vent Vent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Venting}.] 1. To let out at a vent, or small aperture; to give passage or outlet to. [1913 Webster]

2. To suffer to escape from confinement; to let out; to utter; to pour forth; as, to vent passion or complaint. [1913 Webster]

The queen of heaven did thus her fury vent. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To utter; to report; to publish. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

By mixing somewhat true to vent more lies. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Thou hast framed and vented very curious orations. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

4. To scent, as a hound. [Obs.] --Turbervile. [1913 Webster]

5. To furnish with a vent; to make a vent in; as, to vent. a mold. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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