verb (used without object), breathed [breethd], /briðd/, breath·ing.
verb (used with object), breathed [breethd], /briðd/, breath·ing.
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Idioms for breathe
Origin of breathe
OTHER WORDS FROM breatheout·breathe, verb (used with object), out·breathed, out·breath·ing.pre·breathe, verb (used with object), pre·breathed, pre·breath·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for breathe
Whether BuzzFeed can find breathe new life into HuffPost or not, it had become unwelcome at Verizon Media Group, according to multiple former employees.‘They wanted to unload it bad’: Why HuffPost made sense for BuzzFeed – and Verizon Media Group|Max Willens|November 20, 2020|Digiday
People can breathe such tiny particles deeply into their lungs, where they can cause disease.Surprising long-haul dust and tar are melting high glaciers|Sid Perkins|November 17, 2020|Science News For Students
This condition is caused by a buildup of excess nitrogen in the body from breathing pressurized air at depth.
The Finder dock now floats a touch above the bottom of the screen and menus have a little more space to breathe.
We still are in the dark about some aspects of the coronavirus, but we know that it has taken the lives of more than 240,000 Americans and that it generally affects the ability of an infected person to breathe comfortably.
After a long period of convalescence following her breakdown, she breathes a sigh of relief when she is able to write.The Neglected Penelope Mortimer Was a Novelist Ahead of Her Time|Jessica Ferri|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is paralyzed, breathes through a ventilator, and communicates via a sophisticated computer.
I wear a disguise when I [appear as William Breathes] in public.William Breathes on Being America’s First Marijuana Critic|Melissa Leon|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
R immediately falls for Julie, who breathes life into him and even inspires the grunting mute to talk ... and stop eating brains.Nicholas Hoult on ‘Warm Bodies,’ ‘X-Men,’ Jennifer Lawrence & More|Marlow Stern|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Breathes there a soul brave enough to go near the beach after seeing this film?
Suddenly she stamps one little foot savagely under the table, and, clenching her jeweled hands, breathes heavily.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
She smiled with the air of a woman who breathes freely once more after passing through some grave peril.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
A pallid haze breathes wanly on the surface of the impassive sky.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
He who breathes his last over there, lying in his blood-stained bath, has never known this sacred flame.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
He was like one who breathes his last with straining gaze settled on some loved face, parting from which is worse than death.Overland|John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for breathe
- 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 breathe
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