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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-uh-fahy, ey-eer-]
    • /ˈɛər əˌfaɪ, eɪˈɪər-/
    • /ˈeə.rɪ.faɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-uh-fahy, ey-eer-]
    • /ˈɛər əˌfaɪ, eɪˈɪər-/

Definitions of aerify word

  • verb aerify to change or cause to change into a gas 3
  • verb aerify to mix or combine with air 3
  • verb with object aerify to aerate. 1
  • verb with object aerify to make aeriform; convert into vapor. 1
  • noun aerify To mix with air. 1
  • verb aerify To vapourise. 0

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Origin of aerify

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50; aeri- + -fy

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Parts of speech for Aerify


aerify popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

aerify usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for aerify

verb aerify

  • open — not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  • circulate — If a piece of writing circulates or is circulated, copies of it are passed round among a group of people.
  • ventilate — to provide (a room, mine, etc.) with fresh air in place of air that has been used or contaminated.
  • aerate — To aerate a substance means to cause air or gas to pass through it.
  • oxygenate — to treat, combine, or enrich with oxygen: to oxygenate the blood.

Antonyms for aerify

verb aerify

  • block — A block of flats or offices is a large building containing them.
  • hide — Informal. to administer a beating to; thrash.
  • suppress — to put an end to the activities of (a person, body of persons, etc.): to suppress the Communist and certain left-leaning parties.
  • take in — the act of taking.
  • close up — If someone closes up a building, they shut it completely and securely, often because they are going away.

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