Synonyms for breathe

Synonyms for (verb) breathe

Synonyms: emit, breathe, pass off

Definition: expel (gases or odors)

Similar words: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release

Definition: eliminate (a substance)

Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas


Synonyms: breathe

Definition: reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked

Usage: This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours

Similar words: oxidate, oxidise, oxidize

Definition: add oxygen to or combine with oxygen


Synonyms: rest, take a breather, breathe, catch one's breath

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

Similar words: break, pause, intermit

Definition: cease an action temporarily

Usage: We pause for station identification; let's break for lunch


Synonyms: breathe

Definition: manifest or evince

Usage: She breathes the Christian spirit

Similar words: convey

Definition: make known; pass on, of information

Usage: She conveyed the message to me


Synonyms: breathe

Definition: utter or tell

Usage: not breathe a word

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to

Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse


Synonyms: breathe

Definition: impart as if by breathing

Usage: He breathed new life into the old house

Similar words: transfuse, instill

Definition: impart gradually

Usage: Her presence instilled faith into the children; transfuse love of music into the students


Synonyms: breathe

Definition: be alive

Usage: Every creature that breathes

Similar words: subsist, survive, live, exist

Definition: support oneself

Usage: he could barely exist on such a low wage; Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?; Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day


Synonyms: breathe

Definition: allow the passage of air through

Usage: Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer