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Synonyms for breathe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breathe, take a breath, respire, suspire(verb)

    draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

    "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, sigh, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  2. breathe(verb)

    be alive

    "Every creature that breathes"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  3. breathe(verb)

    impart as if by breathing

    "He breathed new life into the old house"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  4. breathe(verb)

    allow the passage of air through

    "Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  5. breathe(verb)

    utter or tell

    "not breathe a word"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  6. breathe(verb)

    manifest or evince

    "She breathes the Christian spirit"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  7. rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather(verb)

    take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

    Synonyms:
    take a breather, stay, respire, emit, perch, pass off, suspire, rest, repose, lie, remain, reside, catch one's breath, take a breath, pillow, roost

  8. breathe(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    respire, catch one's breath, pass off, emit, suspire, take a breath, take a breather, rest

  9. emit, breathe, pass off(verb)

    expel (gases or odors)

    Synonyms:
    evanesce, take a breather, fleet, fall out, respire, go on, hap, let loose, fade, blow over, pass off, let out, suspire, rest, happen, emit, take place, occur, give off, utter, catch one's breath, take a breath, pass, come about, give out

Editors Contribution

  1. calm

    i have calm breathing.

    try to calm down.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. breathe(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    respire

  2. breathe(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    live, exist

  3. breathe(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pause, rest, take breath, have a respite

  4. breathe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    inspire and expire

  5. breathe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exhale, emit, give out, throw out

  6. breathe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    whisper, utter softly

  7. breathe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    indicate, manifest, express, show

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breathe(v)

    Synonyms:
    respire, inhale and exhale, infuse, wheeze, suspire, sigh, gasp, pant, aspirate, exhale, emit

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BREATHE

    Synonyms:
    Base Rest Rate Elevation for Sleep Apnea Therapy

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How to use breathe in a sentence?

  1. Onesimo Garcia:

    They were told to stay home, and if they couldn't breathe, to go to the emergency room, everyone was wearing a mask inside the apartment. It was so scary.

  2. Walid Abu Hassouna:

    If they could deprive us of the air we breathe, they would do it.

  3. Astha Chichra:

    The key difference weve found between these folks is that the people who are working hard to breathe are the folks who usually need to be intubated.

  4. Rose Israel:

    Every time my mom would feel like she couldn't breathe, Harvard Medical School was always there, he said' I want to see, I want to see what's going on, Mama.' You know, he loves them, and that's when he started to understand more about Covid.

  5. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    I cannot breathe” is an apparently simple sentence that is being repeated millions of times these days with a new meaning. With every repetition, it reminds us of thousands of pages in the history of racial discrimination.

Images & Illustrations of breathe

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