Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Late 18th century; Latin from Latin aer ‘air’ + -ate, influenced by French aérer
Synonyms
  • oxygenate
  • aerify
  • freshen
  • ventilate
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
to expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to circulate through
Example
A) The soil must be aerated before she plants the seeds. B) A professional company is going to aerate our lawn today.
Usage Over Time

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