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Synonyms for breathe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breathe, take a breath, respire, suspireverb

    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. breatheverb

    be alive

    "Every creature that breathes"

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

  3. breatheverb

    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. breatheverb

    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. breatheverb

    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. breatheverb

    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 breatherverb

    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. breatheverb

    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 offverb

    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. breatheverb

    Synonyms:
    respire

  2. breatheverb

    Synonyms:
    live, exist

  3. breatheverb

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

  4. breatheverb

    Synonyms:
    inspire and expire

  5. breatheverb

    Synonyms:
    exhale, emit, give out, throw out

  6. breatheverb

    Synonyms:
    whisper, utter softly

  7. breatheverb

    Synonyms:
    indicate, manifest, express, show

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. breatheverb

    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. Michael Breus:

    The sound comes from vibrations made as you breathe through narrowed airways while sleeping.

  2. Xochil Toledo:

    He was the one who saved all of our lives. It would have gone to me, my boyfriend or my cousins, we were crying. We couldn’t believe all that had happened. We couldn’t breathe.

  3. John Richards:

    This is a logical and unique opportunity that would strengthen our ability to operate over the long term, the deal would breathe new life into the Integra open-cut site and will sustain local employment.

  4. Michael Rosfeld:

    I was upset, shocked, he was moaning, trying to breathe.

  5. Vielka Roman:

    We just moved here, just bought a house, it will be nice to have room to breathe. Neris can have more time to plant in her garden. We will be able to spend more time with each other as a family.


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