give vent to

give vent to
release or expression of a strong emotion, energy, etc.
vent

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  • give vent to — 1. To allow to escape or break out 2. To give (usu violent) expression to (an emotion) • • • Main Entry: ↑vent * * * give vent to phrase to express very strong anger or sadness The meetings allow people to give vent to their frustrations.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give vent to — ► give vent to release or express (a strong emotion). Main Entry: ↑vent …   English terms dictionary

  • give vent to — index express Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give vent to — to express very strong anger or sadness The meetings allow people to give vent to their frustrations …   English dictionary

  • give vent — verb give expression or utterance to (Freq. 6) She vented her anger The graduates gave vent to cheers • Syn: ↑vent, ↑ventilate • Derivationally related forms: ↑ventilation ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • To give vent to — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • give vent to frustration — freely express one s feelings of frustration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give vent to his emotions — express his emotions, show what he feels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Vent — Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air or any …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vent feather — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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