breathe

breathe

breathes

breathed

breathed

breathing

Verb
draw air into and expel out of the lungs
  • "I can breathe better when the air is clean"

Synonymer

be alive
  • "Every creature that breathes"
impart as if by breathing
  • "He breathed new life into the old house"
utter or tell
  • "Don't breathe a word of this to anyone."
manifest or evince
  • "She breathes the Christian spirit"

Synonymer

rest; take a short break
  • "Let's stop here and let the horses breathe for a minute."

Synonymer

allow the passage of air
  • "This new fabric breathes, making it perfect for summer wear."

Synonymer

vin
reach full flavor by being exposed to air
  • "Uncork the wine and let it breathe for a few minutes."