Definitions for respire

Definitions for (verb) respire

Main entry: suspire, take a breath, breathe, respire

Definition: draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

Usage: I can breathe better when the air is clean; The patient is respiring

Main entry: respire

Definition: undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide

Main entry: respire

Definition: breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety

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