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    breathe

    breathe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word breathe

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