Definition for breathed (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), breathed [breethd] /briðd/, breath·ing.
verb (used with object), breathed [breethd] /briðd/, breath·ing.
Origin of breathe
Related formsout·breathe, verb (used with object), out·breathed, out·breath·ing.pre·breathe, verb (used with object), pre·breathed, pre·breath·ing.
Examples from the Web for breathed
But he breathed vibrant, hilarious, oh-so-fabulous life into the classic 1996 remake.Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Outside of the absurdity of “blood splatter” flying through the air is the implication that Ebola can be “breathed” at all.
I breathed sloppily through my mouth, hung my head between my legs, and spit every so often.
Every time he breathed, he felt pains all through his torso—fractured ribs.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, as we breathed the Pacific air and gazed at the breakers from cliffs, I chickened out.Telling My Family That I’m Leaving Again for Afghanistan|Nick Willard|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And on one never-to-be-forgotten morning he stood up, straightened himself, breathed God's blessed air, and knew himself free!The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories|Paul Laurence Dunbar
All the way from the house in which his lordship had breathed his last was one continuous blaze of bright uniforms.
He breathed quite softly and regularly, and in a little time Christie found courage to raise herself and to look into his face.Christie Redfern's Troubles|Margaret Robertson
His eyes opened heavily, but closed again; yet still he breathed.Handy Andy, Volume 2 (of 2)|Samuel Lover
Never a word of slander has been breathed against his name since he was born.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
British Dictionary definitions for breathed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for breathed (2 of 2)
- to take in air, esp for combustionthe engine breathes through this air filter
- to equalize the pressure within a container, chamber, etc, with atmospheric pressurethe crankcase breathes through this duct
Word Origin for breathe
Idioms and Phrases with breathed
In addition to the idioms beginning with breathe
- breathe down someone's neck
- breathe easy
- breathe life into
- breathe one's last
- as I live and breathe
- breathing space
- not breathe a word