HyperDic: suspire

English > 2 senses of the word suspire:
VERBbodysuspire, sighheave or utter a sigh
bodysuspire, breathe, take a breath, respiredraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
English > suspire: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningheave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsigh
Broaderbreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Spanishsuspirar
Catalansospirar
Nounssuspirationan utterance made by exhaling audibly
English > suspire: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbreathe, take a breath, respire
Entailsexhale, expire, breathe outExpel air
inhale, inspire, breathe inDraw in (air)
Narrowerchokebreathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
exhale, expire, breathe outExpel air
hiccup, hiccoughbreathe spasmodically, and make a sound
hyperventilatebreathe excessively hard and fast
inhale, inspire, breathe inDraw in (air)
respirebreathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
sigh, suspireheave or utter a sigh
snore, saw wood, saw logsbreathe noisily during one's sleep
wheezebreathe with difficulty
yawnUtter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
Similar torespireUndergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide
respirebreathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
Spanishaspirar, respirar
Catalanalenar, espirar, respirar

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