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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

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    breathing, breathes, breath, -ahh, inhale, respire, -breathe, instil, respiration, exhale

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 say breathe in sign language?

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How to use breathe in a sentence?

  1. Georges Clémenceau:

    A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.

  2. Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey:

    "You can play a tune of sorts on the white keys, and you can play a tune of sorts on the black keys, but for harmony, you must use both the black and the white." "Only the best is good enough for Africa." "When men are intellectually greater than others, we learn from their utterances; when they are morally better than others, we learn from their lives." "If I find a man scowling at me, I just smile back. He scowls again and I smile. I don't often find any scowl a third time." "I want to sing a song of hope to the despairing; to breathe the breath of love that will chase away all hating. I believe, that the right will ultimately conquer the wrong, virtue, harmony, take the place of discords." "I believe, the Lord must have had something else in store for me. Hence I have been doing my best, patiently waiting until He gets ready for me to go elsewhere: where He leads I'll follow." "The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family." "I am going to help lift my people not only religiously and educationally, but also economically, in trade, agriculture and commerce." "Remember, my brothers, to love and to work." "Be patient, don't lose heart, don't hate anybody, make yourselves worthy of good things and good things will come to you." "My people of Africa, we were created in the image of God, but men have made us think that we are chickens, and we still think we are; but we are eagles. Stretch forth your wings and fly! Don't be content with the food of chickens." "If anyone tells you that Africans cannot learn, do not believe him. Tell him that your brother Aggrey learnt something. Look at my hair and prove that I am one of you. Again, I say, love and work." "You can never beat prejudice by frontal attack. Always flank it. You can catch more flies with molasses than you can with vinegar." "I want all my people, my country women and men, to be educated in the larger sense in heart, hand and head and thus render Africa indispensible in intellectual, spiritual and commercial products of the world. https://sites.google.com/site/oaa1973akoras/home/founders/dr-aggrey-s-words

  3. Alberto Contador:

    It was a bad day, for some reason I could not breathe, my legs could not spin like I wanted them to.

  4. Monica Hughes:

    When the storm hit… the pressure dropped until your ears popped. The air got very thick, it was difficult to breathe, the roof came off in one big sheet and then things just were flying, smashing into the doors and the walls.

  5. Ashraf Samir:

    In the beginning, people thought it was very strange, but they've gotten used to it, you get to breathe clean air, you get to run far away from any chaos or traffic, and you get to know nice people at the same time.


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