aerateˈɛər eɪt, ˈeɪ əˌreɪt
air out, air, aerate (verb)
expose to fresh air
"aerate your old sneakers"
activate, aerate (verb)
aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
oxygenate, oxygenize, oxygenise, aerate (verb)
impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
To supply oxygen or air.