ASPIRATE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Aspirate Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A mark of aspiration (/) used in Greek; the asper, or rough breathing.
  2. (n.) An elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc.
  3. (a.) Alt. of Aspirated
  4. (v. t.) To pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant.
  5. (n.) A sound consisting of, or characterized by, a breath like the sound of h; the breathing h or a character representing such a sound; an aspirated sound.


• Aspirated Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Aspirate
  2. (a.) Pronounced with the h sound or with audible breath.


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