breath vs breathe

breath breathe

Definitions

  • 1) uncountable The act or process of breathing.
  • 2) countable A single act of breathing in or out.
  • 3) uncountable Air expelled from the lungs.
  • 4) uncountable Air expelled from the lungs.
  • 5) a small amount of something, such as wind, or common sense
  • 6) countable A single act of breathing in or out.
  • 7) countable A rest or pause.
  • 8) countable A rest or pause.
  • 9) uncountable The act or process of breathing.
  • 10) Linguistics Exhalation of air without vibration of the vocal cords, as in the articulation of p and s.
  • 11) A momentary pause or rest.
  • 12) The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration.
  • 13) Linguistics Exhalation of air without vibration of the vocal cords, as in the articulation of p and s.
  • 14) A softly spoken sound; a whisper.
  • 15) A momentary stirring of air.
  • 16) Air that is exhaled, as evidenced by vapor or odor.
  • 17) The act or process of breathing; respiration.
  • 18) A single act of breathing.
  • 19) The capacity to breathe, especially in a natural and unlabored manner.
  • 20) Spirit or vitality.
  • 21) Time to breathe; respite; pause.
  • 22) Fig.: That which gives or strengthens life.
  • 23) breathless, exhausted; breathing with difficulty.
  • 24) Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.
  • 25) Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.
  • 26) A single respiration, or the time of making it; a single act; an instant.
  • 27) A single word; the slightest effort; a trifle.
  • 28) in low tones.
  • 29) The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration; air which, in the process of respiration, has parted with oxygen and has received carbonic acid, aqueous vapor, warmth, etc.
  • 30) The power of respiration, and hence, life.
  • 31) A very slight breeze; air in gentle motion.
  • 32) The act of breathing naturally or freely; the power or capacity to breathe freely.
  • 33) a short respite
  • 34) the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
  • 35) a slight movement of the air
  • 36) an indirect suggestion
  • 37) Hence The time of a single respiration; a single act; an instant.
  • 38) The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration.
  • 39) A gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.
  • 40) Vapor; steam; exhalation.
  • 41) Spoken words; speech.
  • 42) Ability to breathe; life as dependent on respiration.
  • 43) A respiratory movement, as of free air; a blowing.
  • 44) A single act of breathing; a respiration: as, he swears at every breath; to draw a full breath.
  • 45) Opinion; sentiments: as, I would fain hear his breath on this matter.
  • 46) In philology, a breathing; aspiration; aspirate sound.
  • 47) An odorous exhalation.
  • 48) A mere word; a trivial circumstance; a thing without substance; a trifle.
  • 49) Respite; pause; time to breathe.
  • 50) The state or power of breathing freely: as, to be out of breath; to be in breath.
  • 51) (one/the same) At or almost at the same time.
  • 52) (under (one's) breath) In a muted voice or whisper.
  • 53) (out of breath) Breathing with difficulty, as from exertion; gasping.
  • 54) (one/the same) At or almost at the same time.
  • 55) (under (one's) breath) In a muted voice or whisper.
  • 56) (out of breath) Breathing with difficulty, as from exertion; gasping.

Definitions

  • 1) To give utterance to disparaging or calumnious remarks; make insinuations: with upon.
  • 2) To exercise; keep in breath.
  • 3) To inject by breathing; infuse: with into: as, “to breathe life into a stone,”
  • 4) To draw air into and expel it from the lungs; respire; figuratively, to live.
  • 5) To pass, as air; blow: as, “when winds breathe sweet,”
  • 6) To exhale; send out as breath; express; manifest.
  • 7) To exhale, as an odor; emanate.
  • 8) Figuratively, of inanimate things, to be instinct; be alive.
  • 9) To open and bleed (a vein).
  • 10) To inhale and exhale in respiration: as, to breathe vitiated air.
  • 11) To make a single respiration.
  • 12) To suffer to rest or recover breath.
  • 13) To inspire or blow into; cause to sound by breathing.
  • 14) To take breath; rest from action.
  • 15) To utter; speak; whisper.
  • 16) To pause to rest or regain breath.
  • 17) To be exhaled or emanated, as a fragrance.
  • 18) To exhale air or another gas.
  • 19) Linguistics To utter with a voiceless exhalation of air.
  • 20) To be alive; live.
  • 21) To be manifested or suggested, as an idea or feeling.
  • 22) To inhale and exhale air using the lungs.
  • 23) Linguistics To utter with a voiceless exhalation of air.
  • 24) To make apparent or manifest; suggest.
  • 25) To impart or instill.
  • 26) To use air in combustion.
  • 27) To inhale (an aroma, for example).
  • 28) To utter, especially quietly.
  • 29) To allow air to pass through.
  • 30) To move or blow gently.
  • 31) To reach fullness of flavor and aroma through exposure to air. Used chiefly of wine.
  • 32) To draw in (air) for combustion.
  • 33) To inhale air or another gas.
  • 34) To take in or exchange (air or gases).
  • 35) To exhale or blow out.
  • 36) To inhale and exhale (air or a gas such as oxygen) during respiration.
  • 37) To allow (a person or animal) to rest or regain breath.
  • 38) To exchange gases as part of respiration or photosynthesis.
  • 39) To pass like breath; noiselessly or gently; to exhale; to emanate; to blow gently.
  • 40) To respire; to inhale and exhale air; hence;, to live.
  • 41) To take breath; to rest from action.
  • 42) To exhale; to emit, as breath.
  • 43) To inject by breathing; to infuse; -- with into.
  • 44) To inhale and exhale in the process of respiration; to respire.
  • 45) To emit or utter by the breath; to utter softly; to whisper.
  • 46) (breathe (one's) last) To die.
  • 47) (breathe down (someone's) neck) To watch or monitor closely, often annoyingly.
  • 48) (breathe (one's) last) To die.
  • 49) (breathe down (someone's) neck) To watch or monitor closely, often annoyingly.
  • 50) (breathe down (someone's) neck) To threaten by proximity, especially by pursuing closely.
  • 51) (breathe down (someone's) neck) To threaten by proximity, especially by pursuing closely.
  • 52) (easily/easy) /freely) To be relaxed or relieved, especially after a period of tension.
  • 53) (easily/easy) /freely) To be relaxed or relieved, especially after a period of tension.

Examples

  • 1) Take a deep breath and just go with it as you join the busy traffic.
  • 2) He was almost double the limit in a breath test.
  • 3) This campaign they remain a breath of fresh air due to the honesty of their manager.
  • 4) Just remember to stop holding your breath.
  • 5) Take a slow, deep breath for at least three seconds.
  • 6) Are you short of breath?
  • 7) I have to stop for a moment or two, and not just to catch my breath.
  • 8) They won't have bad breath under the mistletoe, at least.
  • 9) Or, deep breath, has his attention wandered?
  • 10) As we sit looking across the Thames, he pauses to catch his breath.
  • 11) You have probably had walking enough with your short breath.
  • 12) We are out there to fight until the last breath.
  • 13) Take another deep breath and imagine the colour violet as you breathe out.
  • 14) The cavern that appears makes me catch my breath.
  • 15) When mouth breathing is habitual during the day as well bad breath is far more pronounced.
  • 16) Try breathing through your nose into your belly and let the breath out through your mouth.
  • 17) The cost of a room here can take your breath away.
  • 18) We also need more officers out on the roads carrying out breath tests.
  • 19) He was a breath of fresh air then and he still is now.
  • 20) Taking a breath felt like climbing a mountain.
  • 21) When he walks down the stairwell he feels a breath of wind touch his face.
  • 22) The mother may be feeling short of breath as the uterus pushes against her lungs.
  • 23) It paused for breath last summer but has since been moving ahead.
  • 24) Take a deep breath and simply say what you found.
  • 25) His successor is a breath of fresh air.
  • 26) It is hard to catch your breath after a rally exceeding ten strokes.
  • 27) We sit cramped up at a desk and breathe little shallow breaths with the top of our lungs.
  • 28) One day we may be able to declare the eurozone crisis over but you would not want to hold your breath.
  • 29) With each breath, breathe in that confidence you now feel.
  • 30) ‘This waif-like girl was sitting upright, gasping for breath with an oxygen cannula dripping blood.’
  • 31) ‘As the oxygen mask reduced her need to gasp for breath, Mary relaxed a bit and reflected on her last, turbulent hour.’
  • 32) ‘Gasping for breath at the top, I went into the bedroom and found that my respiration rate matched that of the patient.’
  • 33) ‘Clearly, flow limitation can occur throughout expiration or only over a portion of the expiratory breath.’
  • 34) ‘Cavity and maxillary sinus measurements were also obtained with mouth breathing and breath holding techniques.’
  • 35) ‘The measurement was taken as the best of three blows from total lung capacity with no breath hold.’
  • 36) ‘The remote fell out of my hand and breath rushed from my lungs.’
  • 37) ‘He gasped for one last breath of air, his eyes widening and his body shaking, then dropped still, motionless.’
  • 38) ‘Arms flailing, he crashed to the floor, his breath blasted from his lungs.’
  • 39) ‘Hitting the hard ground, her breath rushed from her lungs and she was quickly surrounded by five angry faces.’
  • 40) ‘What biomarkers of lung cancer did the electronic nose detect in breath?’
  • 41) ‘Zander gasped for breath, his lungs burning for it, as Charlie landed another punch in his stomach.’
  • 42) ‘She burst through the top of the water and gasped loudly for breath, her lungs and face stinging from the cold.’
  • 43) ‘The force of the child's inhaled breath delivers the aerosolized powder into the lungs.’
  • 44) ‘Holding your breath after inhaling helps your heart and lungs show up more clearly on the image.’
  • 45) ‘When in actuality, children need all of their breath in order to simply breathe.’
  • 46) ‘She struggled to keep herself quiet as she took in breath after breath of air.’
  • 47) ‘Makoto stood there gasping for breath and Kathy was breathing heavily but still was more alert than him.’
  • 48) ‘She took a few moments to gather enough breath to get anything audible out.’
  • 49) ‘The sight she had just seen caused her to literally knock the breath out of her lungs.’
  • 50) ‘The crashing walls of the sea had knocked the breath from their lungs, and they struggled to reach the surface once more.’
  • 51) ‘The collision easily knocked the breath out of him, so he just lied there, unmoving.’
  • 52) ‘For when I read the first few sentences, I was sure that the breath caught in my lungs and I almost dropped it.’
  • 53) ‘Vincent coughed, trying to catch the breath that his lungs were being denied.’
  • 54) ‘I fell to the hard forest floor, the impact knocking the breath from my lungs.’
  • 55) ‘I could feel the goosebumps upon my skin, the breath caught in my lungs in the presence of the devil before me.’
  • 56) ‘This knocked the breath from her lungs so violently she felt as though she would pass out.’
  • 57) ‘I winced as I saw his chest connect with the ground, knowing myself how it knocked the breath out of your lungs.’
  • 58) ‘When the treatment is finished, inhalation sedation wears off after a few deep breaths.’
  • 59) ‘I was taking shorter breaths and getting exhausted quicker than the average person.’
  • 60) ‘I have to take it in my stride and take a few deep breaths and manage it in the most mature way I can.’
  • 61) ‘These are beaches for walking and composing, for deep breaths and thoughts of God.’
  • 62) ‘Alis felt her heart pound loudly against her chest, her breathing coming in soft but quick breaths.’
  • 63) ‘She had to breathe a couple of deep breaths before she could allow herself to talk about her mom.’
  • 64) ‘Taking a few deep breaths to calm down, she swung her legs over the side of the cot and sat on the edge.’
  • 65) ‘I walked into the kitchen and took a few deep breaths in the dark then turned on the light.’
  • 66) ‘It was amazing what a few calm words and deep breaths can do for the heart and soul.’
  • 67) ‘She took several deep breaths and tried to settle the uneasiness in her chest.’
  • 68) ‘She drew deep breaths and concentrated all of her attention on putting one foot in front of another.’
  • 69) ‘He took a few deep breaths and realized it was a stain from something he drank a few days prior.’
  • 70) ‘She forced herself to take a few deep breaths to calm her racing heart and clear her mind.’
  • 71) ‘He took a few deep, quiet breaths and looked away from her questioning, apprehensive expression.’
  • 72) ‘I did not let go of his hand as he took a few deep breaths, he was still shaking with pent up rage.’
  • 73) ‘Checking for cars, he took a few deep breaths and figured out what he was going to say.’
  • 74) ‘I swallowed and began to take deep breaths to try to stop the fire in my chest.’
  • 75) ‘The boy stopped out of breath as he rested his hands on his knees and took in a few deep breaths.’
  • 76) ‘Alex nodded, went back into the bathroom and took several deep, gulping breaths.’
  • 77) ‘After taking a few deep, calming breaths, she really looked at the two children.’
  • 78) ‘Yes, for an afternoon or two, a breath of wind passed through the university.’
  • 79) ‘Then, he whispered, barely like a breath of wind, the last word that he would ever say.’
  • 80) ‘The sun was pouring down, with hardly a breath of wind.’
  • 81) ‘Lights danced in the city below and there wasn't a breath of wind.’
  • 82) ‘The sunshine passed away, and a breath of cold wind seemed to drift over us.’
  • 83) ‘She hastened her steps, for the wind was a breath of chilling air and she was anxious to get home and off of her tired feet.’
  • 84) ‘The lanes are low and narrow, and not a breath of air stirs through them.’
  • 85) ‘Heather holds sandy moraines together, its pink and white bells shivering in a breath of breeze.’
  • 86) ‘Nevertheless, priests and laity restored the mass at the mere breath of royal suggestion.’
  • 87) ‘The writer added a breath of intrigue to the mystery surrounding the wizard.’
  • 88) ‘Coy admissions of a relationship between the parties lent a breath of intrigue to the otherwise sedate election campaign.’
  • 89) ‘Buffy marched into the kitchen with Tara, who looked like a breath of spring in her peasant top, long skirt and shy smile.’
  • 90) ‘There has been not a breath of public criticism for this.’

Examples

  • 1) All on this page will breathe new life into old tunes.
  • 2) He also said that the trend could help breathe new life into decaying commercial areas and parades of shops.
  • 3) I was only breathing the same air as these people.
  • 4) If you were to take out two or three shrubs to let the remainder breathe, what sort of rhythm would be left?
  • 5) You get to be near your family and grandchildren, which will breathe life into you and give you continual relationships and purpose.
  • 6) Plants clean the very air we breathe, trapping pollutants, taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen.
  • 7) Treatment was out of reach for those without money - a couple of years breathing the champagne air of Switzerland topped the list of remedies.
  • 8) There is another reason to breathe easier about your bag for life.
  • 9) Some of them could hardly breathe let alone understand what was happening to them.
  • 10) Will the album be able to breathe new life into a moribund music industry?
  • 11) You have the right not to breathe my smoke.
  • 12) Yet there are unavoidable pollutants in the air we breathe.
  • 13) She was just about breathing by herself but the breaths were getting slower and slower.
  • 14) Next time leave space to let your love breathe.
  • 15) The first series of the drama that breathed new life into the crime procedural concludes tonight.
  • 16) The doctor said it could have killed you if you had breathed the smoke.
  • 17) Plants are good for the environment in many respects and clean the very air we breathe.
  • 18) She can explain things about voices and breathing in great detail.
  • 19) Let it flex a little and let it breathe.
  • 20) He wants to atone for forcing people to breathe his cigarette smoke.
  • 21) We want fierce pride and commitment to be as natural to these folks as the air they breathe.
  • 22) But that seems a small price for breathing clean air and being able to see the night sky.
  • 23) Then talk to your boyfriend about how breathe fresh life into your relationship and what changes you both need to make.
  • 24) This six-part series breathes new life into the classic horror tale.
  • 25) Can white superstars breathe new life into downbeat Motown?
  • 26) ‘When we breathe in, the lungs take in oxygen, which our cells need to live and carry out their normal functions.’
  • 27) ‘Put your lips over the mouthpiece and breathe in deeply and quickly.’
  • 28) ‘Close your eyes and breathe in very deeply, concentrate on the days pleasant happenings.’
  • 29) ‘Through the air process or through inhalation, you actually don't breathe in all that much mercury.’
  • 30) ‘Having the child breathe in the moist air through his mouth will sometimes break a croup attack.’
  • 31) ‘Their function is to condition the air we breathe in and to conduct it to the alveoli.’
  • 32) ‘However, at certain heights the air thinned drastically, and it took a trained lung to breathe in those areas.’
  • 33) ‘Our bodies are rhythmic - our blood flows, heart beats and lungs breathe in patterns.’
  • 34) ‘When you breathe in through your windpipe, the air moves through your bronchial tubes into your air sacs.’
  • 35) ‘It moves downward when we breathe in, enlarging the chest cavity and pulling air in through the nose or mouth.’
  • 36) ‘The soft tissues in the upper airway vibrate when you breathe in and out.’
  • 37) ‘I breathed out deeply and tried to relax my tense muscles.’
  • 38) ‘His eyes slid closed, and he breathed out deeply, placing his hands over hers.’
  • 39) ‘She breathed out deeply trying to set it up in her mind.’
  • 40) ‘He did not answer, he closed his eyes and breathed out deeply, ignoring my question.’
  • 41) ‘I had to breathe in deeply, to try and gather my thoughts.’
  • 42) ‘I paused to breathe in deeply before continuing the attack.’
  • 43) ‘She holds the client steady and asks him to breathe in deeply.’
  • 44) ‘If you breathe in those spores, you can get the infection.’
  • 45) ‘Other people breathe in the bacteria and may become infected.’
  • 46) ‘Around him, the Dogs breathed like so many bellows, and the crisp snow crackled beneath his feet.’
  • 47) ‘Avoid blocking the nose with food or formula so your kitten can breathe easily and not panic.’
  • 48) ‘All the rain we've had means that the worms can't breathe.’
  • 49) ‘The palomino horse was breathing heavily with all the running, and he deserved rest.’
  • 50) ‘The plant breathes in that carbon monoxide and says, ‘Oh, thank goodness.’’
  • 51) ‘This helps the fish breathe and keeps the water from smelling rotten.’
  • 52) ‘After all this time she was alive, living, breathing, and walking on the earth.’
  • 53) ‘Up till this morning, you were alive, living and breathing and doing alive things.’
  • 54) ‘At each visit, the prison employee should verify that the inmate is alive and breathing.’
  • 55) ‘It is, in short, an idea that is utterly indissoluble from our own living, breathing, everyday reality.’
  • 56) ‘But when their enemies lived nearby, ‘you shall save alive nothing that breathes, but you shall utterly destroy them.’’
  • 57) ‘He was a living, breathing, example of every comic's worst nightmare.’
  • 58) ‘The ocean's like a living, breathing, super-organism, using solar energy to drive the atmosphere with heat.’
  • 59) ‘Having a living, breathing, THINKING opponent really makes a world come to life.’
  • 60) ‘All he wanted was to sit alone and perform the menial, unthinking actions necessary to remain breathing.’
  • 61) ‘He was alive and breathing, but he was bleeding profusely from his side.’
  • 62) ‘A figure of myself, alive and breathing, stands before me with gleaming eyes.’
  • 63) ‘It's like treating a living, breathing, thinking, feeling human being as some sort of dynamic, organic art project.’
  • 64) ‘He was alive and breathing, but he was muttering as though out of his mind, and a bandage covered his eyes.’
  • 65) ‘Everyone cried and laughed for joy when they saw their elders alive and breathing.’
  • 66) ‘If you are breathing and awake and alive, you have some little dream to keep you going.’
  • 67) ‘There was no stronger smell than that of a man decaying while he is yet alive and breathing.’
  • 68) ‘It's passionate, and breathing, and alive, and it gets into your blood and makes your bones twist themselves up.’
  • 69) ‘We did travel to California, just two weeks before she stopped breathing on our living room couch.’
  • 70) ‘The garden was a living, breathing, creature that now seemed intent upon swallowing her up.’
  • 71) ‘They were still alive, still living and breathing and smiling.’
  • 72) ‘The suns' rays beat sharply on the maiden's back and a light wind breathed through the folds of her outfit.’
  • 73) ‘As a sly wind breathed wispily beneath my collared shirt, I opened the main doors to the school and stepped inside.’
  • 74) ‘I could hear the soft wind breathing through the snow, and I was so cold.’
  • 75) ‘Turning to her side, she could feel the cool breeze breathing down upon her from the ventilation shaft above.’
  • 76) ‘Unconsciously she shivered from a combination of the nipping wind that breathed against her skin and the gust of apprehension escaping her lips.’
  • 77) ‘The room seemed to breathe the air of a different era.’
  • 78) ‘The whole picture breathes timidity and refinement.’
  • 79) ‘Every sentence breathes the character of its author.’
  • 80) ‘His poem breathes the air of Middle Europe in the 1820s.’
  • 81) ‘The formidable royal castle towering above the Danube still breathes the air of this era.’
  • 82) ‘Such wines should be left to breathe for a short time before serving simply to allow any bottle sickness to dissipate.’
  • 83) ‘Pour out this wine and let it breathe while you're cooking up some lamb chops.’
  • 84) ‘Do you want to let the wine breathe before dinner?’
  • 85) ‘Decanting the wine also introduces air into the wine — letting the wine breathe.’
  • 86) ‘This wine is easy to drink and got better as it breathed.’
  • 87) ‘Cotton breathes better than most fabrics and offers great absorbency.’
  • 88) ‘Treasures here are stored in tissue paper rather than plastic because paper breathes.’
  • 89) ‘Plastic is no good for the soil because soil needs to breathe.’
  • 90) ‘Thatch breathes, can use local materials, is highly insulating, and is extremely beautiful.’
  • 91) ‘A smoke machine breathes white mist over the empty dancefloor.’
  • 92) ‘He had never heard of the slightest suspicion being breathed upon the name of a judge after he had been elevated to the bench.’
  • 93) I can breathe better when the air is clean
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