v. i.1.To respire; to inhale and exhale air; hence;, to live.
Breathes there a man with soul so dead
Who never to himself hath said,
This is my own, my native land!
- Sir W. Scott [The Lay of the Last Minstrel].
2.To take breath; to rest from action.
Well! breathe awhile, and then to it again!
- Shak.
3.To pass like breath; noiselessly or gently; to exhale; to emanate; to blow gently.
v. t.1.To inhale and exhale in the process of respiration; to respire.
To view the light of heaven, and breathe the vital air.
- Dryden.
2.To inject by breathing; to infuse; - with into.
Able to breathe life into a stone.
- Shak.
3.To emit or utter by the breath; to utter softly; to whisper; as, to breathe a vow.
4.To exhale; to emit, as breath; as, the flowers breathe odors or perfumes.
5.To express; to manifest; to give forth.
Others articles breathe the same severe spirit.
- Milner.
6.To act upon by the breath; to cause to sound by breathing.
7.To promote free respiration in; to exercise.
8.To suffer to take breath, or recover the natural breathing; to rest; as, to breathe a horse.
A moment breathed his panting steed.
- Sir W. Scott.
9.To put out of breath; to exhaust.
10.(Phonetics) To utter without vocality, as the nonvocal consonants.
To breathe again
to take breath; to feel a sense of relief, as from danger, responsibility, or press of business.
To breathe one's last
to die; to expire.
To breathe a vein
to open a vein; to let blood.
- Dryden.
Verb1.breathe - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
2.breathe - be alive; "Every creature that breathes"
3.breathe - impart as if by breathing; "He breathed new life into the old house"
4.breathe - allow the passage of air through; "Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear"
5.breathe - utter or tell; "not breathe a word"
6.breathe - manifest or evince; "She breathes the Christian spirit"
7.breathe - take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
8.breathe - 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"
9.breathe - expel (gases or odors)
Synonyms: emit, pass off
To dream that you are breathing rapidly, indicates that you are experiencing some anxiety, tension, or fear concerning a new situation in your waking life. To dream that you are breathing underwater, represents a retreat back into the womb. You want to return to a state where you were dependent and free from responsibilities. Perhaps you are feeling helpless, unable to fulfil your own needs and caring for yourself. Alternatively, you may be submerged in your emotions. To dream that you are holding your breath, indicates your stubborn state of mind. Your views may be one-sided and the dream is telling you to be open to the opinions of others. To dream that you have bad breath, suggests that you are misleading others.He, affect, air, alert, approve, argue, articulate, aspirate, attest, bark, bawl, be, be alive, be animate, be aromatic, be construed as, be extant, be found, be in existence, be met with, be present, be redolent of, be the case, be there, bellow, bespeak, besprinkle, betoken, blare, blat, blow, blubber, boom, brandish, bray, break, break it to, break the news, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out, brew, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, buzz, cackle, chant, chime, chirp, chorus, color, come out with, communicate, confide, confide to, connote, convey, coo, cough, crow, dangle, decoct, deliver, demonstrate, denote, develop, disclose, display, divulgate, divulge, dramatize, draw breath, draw in, drawl, dredge, dye, embody, emit, emit a smell, enact, entincture, entrust with information, enunciate, evidence, evince, evulgate, exclaim, exhale, exhaust, exhibit, exist, expel, expire, expose to view, express, fetch breath, flaunt, flavor, fling off, flourish, flute, formulate, furnish evidence, gasp, give, give confidential information, give expression, give indication of, give out, give out with, give sign, give token, give tongue, give utterance, give vent to, give voice, go to show, growl, grunt, gulp, hack, happen to be, have being, have life, have place, hiccup, highlight, hint at, hiss, hold, huff, illuminate, illustrate, imbrue, imbue, impart, imply, import, impregnate, incarnate, indicate, infiltrate, infuse, inhale, inspire, instill, involve, keen, knock off, lay off, leaven, let get around, let in on, let next to, let out, lie by, lilt, lip, live, live and breathe, maffle, make clear, make known, make plain, manifest, mark, materialize, mean, mention privately, move, mumble, murmur, mussitate, mutter, nose, obtain, occur, out with, pant, parade, pause, penetrate, perform, permeate, pervade, phonate, phrase, pipe, point to, pour forth, present, prevail, produce, pronounce, publish, puff, put forth, put hep, put in words, put next to, raise, recess, reek, refer to, represent, respire, reveal, roar, roll out, rumble, saturate, say, scent, scream, screech, season, set forth, show, show forth, show signs of, shriek, sibilate, sigh, signalize, signify, sing, slurp, smell, smell of, snap, snarl, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuff in, snuffle, sob, sound, speak, speak for itself, speak volumes, spell, spotlight, squall, squawk, squeal, stand, stand for, steep, stink, stop for breath, subsist, suck, suck in, suckle, suffuse, suggest, susurrate, symbolize, symptomatize, take a break, take a recess, take a rest, take aside, take five, take ten, take time out, tell, tell confidentially, temper, tend to show, throw off, thunder, tincture, tinge, tip, tip off, token, transfuse, trot out, trumpet, twang, unfold, utter, vent, ventilate, verbalize, vocalize, voice, wail, walk the earth, warble, wave, wheeze, whiff, whine, whisper, word, yap, yawp, yell, yelp, yield an odor
Translate Breathe to Spanish, Translate Breathe to German, Translate Breathe to French
breath of fresh air
breath-of-life packet
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