Synonyms for (verb) inhale

Synonyms: breathe in, inhale, inspire

Definition: draw in (air)

Usage: Inhale deeply; inhale the fresh mountain air; The patient has trouble inspiring; The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

Similar words: suspire, take a breath, breathe, respire

Definition: draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

Usage: I can breathe better when the air is clean; The patient is respiring


Synonyms: inhale

Definition: draw deep into the lungs in by breathing

Usage: Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled

Similar words: smoke

Definition: inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes

Usage: We never smoked marijuana; Do you smoke?