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Definition of Breathe


  1. To respire; to inhale and exhale air; hence;, to live.
  2. To take breath; to rest from action.
  3. To pass like breath; noiselessly or gently; to exhale; to emanate; to blow gently.
  4. To inhale and exhale in the process of respiration; to respire.
  5. To inject by breathing; to infuse; -- with into.
  6. To emit or utter by the breath; to utter softly; to whisper; as, to breathe a vow.
  7. To exhale; to emit, as breath; as, the flowers breathe odors or perfumes.
  8. To express; to manifest; to give forth.
  9. To act upon by the breath; to cause to sound by breathing.
  10. To promote free respiration in; to exercise.
  11. To suffer to take breath, or recover the natural breathing; to rest; as, to breathe a horse.
  12. To put out of breath; to exhaust.
  13. To utter without vocality, as the nonvocal consonants.
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Breathe Translations

breathe in Afrikaans is asem
breathe in Dutch is ademhalen, ademen
breathe in French is respirent, respiration, respirez, respirer
breathe in German is atme, atmen, atmen
breathe in Italian is fiatare
breathe in Portuguese is respire
breathe in Spanish is respire, respirar
breathe in Swedish is andas