give+vent+to

  • 1 give vent to — 1. To allow to escape or break out 2. To give (usu violent) expression to (an emotion) • • • Main Entry: ↑vent * * * give vent to phrase to express very strong anger or sadness The meetings allow people to give vent to their frustrations.… …

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  • 2 give vent to — ► give vent to release or express (a strong emotion). Main Entry: ↑vent …

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  • 3 give vent to — index express Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 give vent to — to express very strong anger or sadness The meetings allow people to give vent to their frustrations …

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  • 5 give vent — verb give expression or utterance to (Freq. 6) She vented her anger The graduates gave vent to cheers • Syn: ↑vent, ↑ventilate • Derivationally related forms: ↑ventilation ( …

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  • 6 give vent to — release or expression of a strong emotion, energy, etc. → vent …

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  • 7 give vent to frustration — freely express one s feelings of frustration …

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  • 8 give vent to his emotions — express his emotions, show what he feels …

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  • 9 To give vent to — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …

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  • 10 Vent — Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air or any …

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  • 11 Vent feather — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …

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  • 12 Vent field — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …

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  • 13 Vent piece — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …

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  • 14 vent — Ⅰ. vent [1] ► NOUN 1) an opening that allows air, gas, or liquid to pass out of or into a confined space. 2) the anus or cloaca of a fish or other animal. ► VERB 1) give free expression to (a strong emotion). 2) discharge (air, gas, or liquid)… …

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  • 15 give (full) vent to something — give (full) vent to sth idiom (formal) to express a feeling, especially anger, strongly • Children give vent to their anger in various ways. • She gave full vent to her feelings in a violent outburst …

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  • 16 vent — I. /vɛnt / (say vent) noun 1. an opening or aperture serving as an outlet for air, smoke, fumes, etc. 2. the small opening at the breech of a cannon or old fashioned gun by which fire is communicated to the charge. 3. Zoology the anal or… …

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  • 17 vent — vent1 ventless, adj. /vent/, n. 1. an opening, as in a wall, serving as an outlet for air, smoke, fumes, or the like. 2. an opening at the earth s surface from which volcanic material, as lava, steam, or gas, is emitted. 3. Zool. the anal or… …

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  • 18 vent — vent1 [vent] n [Sense: 1 2, 4; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: VENT2] [Sense: 3; Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: fente long narrow hole , from fendre to split , from Latin findere; FISSION] 1.) …

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  • 19 vent — [[t]ve̱nt[/t]] vents, venting, vented 1) N COUNT A vent is a hole in something through which air can come in and smoke, gas, or smells can go out. Quite a lot of steam escaped from the vent at the front of the machine... There was a small air… …

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  • 20 vent — vent1 [ vent ] noun count 1. ) a hole or space that allows air, gas, or smoke to escape or fresh air to enter a ) TECHNICAL a hole in the Earth s surface through which LAVA or gas comes out 2. ) a straight cut at the bottom of a jacket, dress,… …

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