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Synonyms for breath

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breath(noun)

    the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing

    "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"

    breathing space, intimation, breathing place, breather, breathing time, breathing spell, hint

  2. breath(noun)

    the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration

    "his sour breath offended her"

    breathing space, intimation, breathing place, breather, breathing time, breathing spell, hint

  3. breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time(noun)

    a short respite

    breathing spell, breathing time, intimation, breather, snorkel breather, breathing space, schnorchel, breathing place, hint, schnorkel, breathing room, snorkel

  4. hint, intimation, breath(noun)

    an indirect suggestion

    "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"

    lead, breathing space, jot, breathing spell, touch, glimmer, breather, tip, glimmering, intimation, inkling, soupcon, clue, wind, speck, hint, trace, pinch, mite, breathing place, tinge, confidential information, steer, suggestion, breathing time

  5. breath(noun)

    a slight movement of the air

    "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"

    breathing space, intimation, breathing place, breather, breathing time, breathing spell, hint

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. breath

    respiration, inspiration, expiration, inhalation, exhalation, met, life

    to latter, cessation, passing, departure, perishing, dying, death

Editors Contribution

  1. sighing

    of the wind

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breath(n.)

    air inspired and expired

  2. breath(n.)

    life, existence, animation, breath of life, vital spark

  3. breath(n.)

    respite, pause, rest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breath(n)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "breath":

    breathing, respiration, saliva, breathe, puff, murmur, gasp, blow, inspiration, blowing, whiff, sigh, respiratory, blast

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  1. breath

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How to use breath in a sentence?

  1. Former Texas Ranger Tracee Murphree:

    To have an 84-year-old girlfriend was shocking in and of itself, she talked to us about how Herbert Maldonado had beat her, and in the same breath she would tell us that she loved Herbert Maldonado.

  2. Sir Tom Jones:

    I dont want to stop as God has been good to me and my voice is still there, i want to do it as long as there is a breath in my body.

  3. Goethe:

    I put no account on him who esteems himself just as the popular breath may chance to raise him.

  4. Brandi Newsome:

    We see patients who notice they’ve had some symptoms when they look back at it, they’ll say, ‘Oh, when I was a kid, I couldn’t really run far without being short of breath,’ but nobody diagnosed it then.

  5. Anggiat Mora:

    This is first time I'm carrying my wife. I'm thinking :' Why are you so heavy ? finally I'm out of breath, and I set her at the back of the theater.

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