verb (used without object), tran·spired, tran·spir·ing.
verb (used with object), tran·spired, tran·spir·ing.
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Origin of transpire
usage note for transpire
OTHER WORDS FROM transpiretran·spir·a·ble, adjectivetran·spir·a·to·ry [tran-spahyr-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /trænˈspaɪr əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveun·tran·spired, adjectiveun·tran·spir·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for transpire
Nothing was allowed to transpire to disturb the festivities at Greenwich.The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon|J.A. Froude
The officers of the engineers had come to join us, ignorant at first of what was to transpire.Hortense, Makers of History Series|John S. C. Abbott
The general, therefore, never allowed any of his intentions to transpire till the moment of execution.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
There would seem to be a poetic fitness in the trend of events should it so transpire.A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
He felt a keen desire to kiss her, and what might transpire at Ruth Merriam's party rose vividly before his eyes.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser