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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:

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

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How to use breath in a sentence?

  1. Chasten Buttigieg:

    The reason I fell in love with Pete is because he's the same person on the trail or at home, i'm really excited for the country to get to know him on a much larger scale because he's just a breath of fresh air.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    I've never breathed a breath of air on this planet when I was not a U.S. citizen, it was the act of being born that made me a U.S. citizen.

  3. Bud Zaouk:

    Unlike the alcohol ignition interlocks which require you to blow into a devise and are used for convicted drunk drivers, DADSS is a driver assist system that would be seamless, take less than half a second, and use infrared light to measure a driver’s blood alcohol content in the breath or through the fingertips, which is far more reliable.

  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. RVM:

    What is the Energy that Gives us Breath? What Life Energy leaves us that causes our death? We are that Energy, we are the Soul. To Realize this Truth is our Life Goal!

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