Synonyms for breath

Synonyms for (noun) breath

Synonyms: breath

Definition: the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing

Usage: he took a deep breath and dived into the pool; he was fighting to his last breath

Similar words: bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity

Definition: an organic process that takes place in the body

Usage: respiratory activity


Synonyms: breath, intimation, hint

Definition: an indirect suggestion

Usage: not a breath of scandal ever touched her

Similar words: proposition, proffer, suggestion

Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse


Synonyms: breath

Definition: a slight movement of the air

Usage: there wasn't a breath of air in the room

Similar words: breeze, air, gentle wind, zephyr

Definition: a slight wind (usually refreshing)

Usage: the breeze was cooled by the lake; as he waited he could feel the air on his neck


Synonyms: breath

Definition: the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration

Usage: his sour breath offended her

Similar words: air

Definition: a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of

Usage: air pollution; a smell of chemicals in the air; open a window and let in some air; I need some fresh air


Synonyms: breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time

Definition: a short respite

Similar words: respite, rest, rest period, relief

Definition: a pause for relaxation

Usage: people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests