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
historical usage of 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
Example sentences from the Web for transpire
That competition never transpired, however, and Haskins took all the first-team reps as Rivera lauded his focus and work ethic — which seemed to fade after he won the job.Former Washington QB Dwayne Haskins signs one-year contract with Steelers|Nicki Jhabvala|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The shocking and shameful events of yesterday afternoon transpired while I was choosing the final winners of The Style Invitational’s Week 1414 Year in Preview.Style Conversational Week 1418: Just inkin’ about tomorrow|Pat Myers|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
However, the events that have transpired today have forced me to reconsider.Democrats win control of U.S. Senate as Ossoff defeats Perdue|John Wagner, Brittany Shammas, Derek Hawkins, Cleve Wootson, Hannah Knowles|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Much of the drama that transpires towards the end of the story is due to the pure love itself, not in spite of it.
He's sitting down with Mr. Lavrov in Geneva, and we shall see what transpires.
Nobody can see or hear what transpires between the voter and this appointed manipulator.Politics of Alabama|J. C. (Joseph Columbus) Manning
A few pistol-shots from time to time, a few poisonings, some drownings: that is all that transpires of the interior evil.
Nothing transpires under your own roofs which is not immediately known to the bishop or priest to whom your servants confess.Popery! As it Was and as it Is|William Hogan
Not a word transpires except such extracts as require comment.Recollections of a Policeman|William Russell (aka Thomas Waters)
There is also danger of confusing religious preconceptions with what actually transpires.The Ascent of the Soul|Amory H. Bradford