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Synonyms for breathebrið

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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, breathe, 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, breathe, 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, breathe, 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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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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