Definitions for BREATHEbrið

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word BREATHE

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"

  2. breathe(verb)

    be alive

    "Every creature that breathes"

  3. breathe(verb)

    impart as if by breathing

    "He breathed new life into the old house"

  4. breathe(verb)

    allow the passage of air through

    "Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear"

  5. breathe(verb)

    utter or tell

    "not breathe a word"

  6. breathe(verb)

    manifest or evince

    "She breathes the Christian spirit"

  7. rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather(verb)

    take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

  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"

  9. emit, breathe, pass off(verb)

    expel (gases or odors)

Wiktionary

  1. breathe(Verb)

    To repeatedly draw air into, and expel it from, the lungs in order to extract oxygen from it and excrete waste products.

  2. breathe(Verb)

    To exchange gases with the environment.

    Garments made of ****** and similar new materials breathe well and keep the skin relatively dry during exercise.

  3. breathe(Verb)

    To rest; to stop and catch one's breath.

  4. breathe(Verb)

    Figuratively, to be relaxed or calm.

    ...the wind breathes through the trees...

  5. breathe(Verb)

    Figuratively, to live.

    I will not allow it, as long as I still breathe.

  6. breathe(Verb)

    To repeatedly draw (something) into, and expel (that thing) from, the lungs.

    Try not to breathe too much smoke.

  7. breathe(Verb)

    To whisper quietly.

    He breathed the words into her ear, but she understood them all.

  8. Origin: From brethen, from breth. More at breath.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breathe(verb)

    to respire; to inhale and exhale air; hence;, to live

  2. Breathe(verb)

    to take breath; to rest from action

  3. Breathe(verb)

    to pass like breath; noiselessly or gently; to exhale; to emanate; to blow gently

  4. Breathe(verb)

    to inhale and exhale in the process of respiration; to respire

  5. Breathe(verb)

    to inject by breathing; to infuse; -- with into

  6. Breathe(verb)

    to emit or utter by the breath; to utter softly; to whisper; as, to breathe a vow

  7. Breathe(verb)

    to exhale; to emit, as breath; as, the flowers breathe odors or perfumes

  8. Breathe(verb)

    to express; to manifest; to give forth

  9. Breathe(verb)

    to act upon by the breath; to cause to sound by breathing

  10. Breathe(verb)

    to promote free respiration in; to exercise

  11. Breathe(verb)

    to suffer to take breath, or recover the natural breathing; to rest; as, to breathe a horse

  12. Breathe(verb)

    to put out of breath; to exhaust

  13. Breathe(verb)

    to utter without vocality, as the nonvocal consonants

Freebase

  1. Breathe

    "Breathe" is a song by English electronic duo The Prodigy. It was released in November 1996 as the second single from the album The Fat of the Land. The song became the group's second consecutive number-one on both the Official UK and Finnish Singles Chart. An edited version of the song is featured as the opening track on MuchMusic's Diamond-Certified compilation album, Big Shiny Tunes 2. The song also featured in a 2012 television commercial for Tooheys Extra Dry. The Prodigy performed "Breathe" at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards, and won the Viewer's Choice Award.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Breathe

    brēth, v.i. to draw in and expel breath or air from the lungs: to take breath, to rest or pause: to live.—v.t. to draw in and expel from the lungs, as air: to infuse: to give out as breath: to utter by the breath or softly, to whisper: to express: to keep in breath, to exercise: to tire by some brisk exercise.—ns. Breath′er, one who breathes or lives: a spell of exercise; Breath′ing, the act of breathing: aspiration, secret prayer: respite.—adj. life-like.—ns. Breath′ing-time, time to breathe or rest; Breath′ing-while, time sufficient for drawing breath: any very short period.—To breathe again, to be relieved from an anxiety; To breathe freely, to be at ease; To breathe upon, to tarnish or soil. [See Breath.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BREATHE' in Verbs Frequency: #514

Anagrams for BREATHE »

  1. beareth

  2. herb tea

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BREATHE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BREATHE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abdullah Kabir Liton:

    We need a few days to breathe.

  2. Eric Garner:

    I can't breathe! I can't breathe!

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Breathe a word of prayer, not anger.

  4. President Vladimir Putin:

    The world can now breathe a sigh of relief.

  5. Swedish Proverb:

    Fear less, hope more Whine less, breathe more

Images & Illustrations of BREATHE


Translations for BREATHE

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for BREATHE »

Translation

Find a translation for the BREATHE definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these BREATHE definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"BREATHE." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 30 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/BREATHE>.

Are we missing a good definition for BREATHE? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for BREATHE:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.