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  Words related to breathe

Related / Similar Words: take a breath, respire, suspire, emit, pass off, rest, catch one's breath, take a breather

 

Definition:
  • draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring";
  • expel (gases or odors);
  • reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked; "This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours";
  • take a short break from one''s activities in order to relax;
  • manifest or evince; "She breathes the Christian spirit";
  • utter or tell; "not breathe a word";
  • impart as if by breathing; "He breathed new life into the old house";
  • be alive; "Every creature that breathes";
  • allow the passage of air through; "Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear";

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    See Also: exhale, expire, breathe out, inhale, inspire, breathe in

     

    Hyponyms: respire, choke, hyperventilate, hiccup, hiccough, sigh, suspire, exhale, expire, breathe out, inhale, inspire, breathe in, wheeze, yawn, snore, saw wood, saw logs, burp, bubble, belch, eruct, force out, give forth, emanate, radiate

     

    Grouped Verbs: respire

     

    Entailments: inhale, inspire, breathe in, exhale, expire, breathe out

     

    Derivational Morphology: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation, respirator, inhalator, snorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breather, emission, emanation, breath, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, respite, rest, relief, rest period, rester

     

    Anagrams: Herbart

     

     
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