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Synonyms for air

Synonyms for (noun) air

Synonyms: air, air travel, aviation Definition: travel via aircraft Usage: air travel involves too much waiting in airports; if you've time to spare go by air

Similar words: travel, traveling, travelling Definition: the act of going from one place to another Usage: he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel

Synonyms: atmosphere, aura, air Definition: a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing Usage: an air of mystery; the house had a neglected air; an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters; the place had an aura of romance

Similar words: quality Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Synonyms: air, airwave Definition: medium for radio and television broadcasting Usage: the program was on the air from 9 til midnight; the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people

Similar words: medium Definition: an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

Synonyms: line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune Definition: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence Usage: she was humming an air from Beethoven

Similar words: music Definition: an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Synonyms: atmosphere, air Definition: the mass of air surrounding the Earth Usage: there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere; it was exposed to the air

Similar words: region, part Definition: the extended spatial location of something Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms: air Definition: the region above the ground Usage: her hand stopped in mid air; he threw the ball into the air

Similar words: region, part Definition: the extended spatial location of something Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms: breeze, air, gentle wind, zephyr Definition: a slight wind (usually refreshing) Usage: the breeze was cooled by the lake; as he waited he could feel the air on his neck

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Usage: trees bent under the fierce winds; when there is no wind, row; the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

Synonyms: air Definition: a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of Usage: air pollution; a smell of chemicals in the air; open a window and let in some air; I need some fresh air

Similar words: gas Definition: a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

Synonyms: air Definition: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

Similar words: element Definition: one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe Usage: the alchemists believed that there were four elements

Synonyms for (verb) air

Synonyms: vent, ventilate, air, air out Definition: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen Usage: air the old winter clothes; air out the smoke-filled rooms

Similar words: refresh, freshen Definition: make (to feel) fresh Usage: The cool water refreshed us

Synonyms: air Definition: expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry Usage: Air linen

Similar words: dry, dry out Definition: remove the moisture from and make dry Usage: dry clothes; dry hair

Synonyms: publicise, publicize, air, bare Definition: make public Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare

Similar words: tell Definition: let something be known Usage: Tell them that you will be late

Synonyms: broadcast, send, transmit, beam, air Definition: broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television Usage: We cannot air this X-rated song

Similar words: publicise, publicize, air, bare Definition: make public Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare

Synonyms: aerate, air, air out Definition: expose to fresh air Usage: aerate your old sneakers

Similar words: expose Definition: expose or make accessible to some action or influence Usage: Expose your students to art; expose the blanket to sunshine