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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

How to pronounce breathe?

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How to say breathe in sign language?

  1. breathe

How to use breathe in a sentence?

  1. Beth Laybourn:

    At first it wasn’t that hot. We carried on going round and I started sweating and a moment later I felt my throat burning, i started retching and ran to the toilet and was sick. I had four mugs of milk and my throat still wouldn’t stop burning. I couldn’t breathe properly and I really thought I was going to die.

  2. David Baxter:

    We pretty much bought up every (respirator) in the state, and we are selling them at cost - actually, a slight loss, we need to breathe.

  3. Allen Clemmons:

    It was getting really hard to breathe. He is truly my guardian angel.

  4. Jim Incorvaia:

    It's the most high-risk procedure we can do in this job, we're taking someone who's able to breathe on their own, we're sedating them, we're paralyzing them, and we're taking that ability for them to breathe away.

  5. Marikit dR. Camba:

    Breathe next to me. And I will capture a piece of your soul along with mine.


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