breath

[ breth ]
/ brɛθ /

noun

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Idioms for breath

Origin of breath

before 900; Middle English breth, breeth,Old English brǣth smell, exhalation; akin to German Brodem vapor, steam

OTHER WORDS FROM breath

in·ter·breath, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH breath

breadth, breath , breathe
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British Dictionary definitions for breath

breath
/ (brɛθ) /

noun

Word Origin for breath

Old English brǣth; related to brǣdan to burn, Old High German brādam heat, breath
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Medical definitions for breath

breath
[ brĕth ]

n.

The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration.
A single respiration.
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Idioms and Phrases with breath

breath

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