[ UK /ɛkshˈe‍ɪl/ ]
[ US /ɛksˈheɪɫ/ ]
  1. give out (breath or an odor)
    The chimney exhales a thick smoke
  2. expel air
    Exhale when you lift the weight
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How To Use exhale In A Sentence

  • I think it might be one of those weekends where I keep myself to myself, inhale deeply and exhale loudly, and stare at the ceiling.
  • The deep breaths exhaled by his broad lines, his declarative sentences and their assertive plangency, his deliberate tactlessness and brave humor, redirect the reader to a history of poetic Yanks: Whitman, Williams.
  • He exhales deeply, like he's opening a valve to pent-up emotions.
  • Sports would be a far more amusing place if it relaxed, exhaled and learned a lesson from this lo-fi World Series between Texas and San Francisco, which the Giants now lead three games to one after a brilliant 4-0 shutout win propelled by rookie pitcher Madison Bumgarner. If Only the Entire Sports World Were as Wacky
  • As he exhaled, Erik let his arrow fly with a sharp twang of the string, the sound echoed thirty times over as the rest of the cadets fired.
  • A small, inexpensive device that measures how fast air moves out of the child's lungs when a child exhales; it measures the peak expiratory flow (PEF) which is an indicator of airway size. Glossary
  • Wade exhaled a cloud of smoke and coughed.
  • Evergreens suffer worst of all from wind-chill because their leaves exhale watery vapour whatever the temperature, even if minimally. Times, Sunday Times
  • Military France is everywhere full of sour inflammatory humour, which exhales itself fuliginously, this way or that: a whole continent of smoking flax; which, blown on here or there by any angry wind, might so easily start into a blaze, into a continent of fire! The French Revolution
  • As you exhale, contract your core muscles (i.e., your abs, spine extensors, gluteals and other muscles that control your pelvis) to help maintain your alignment.
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