HyperDic: respire

English > 3 senses of the word respire:
VERBbodyrespirebreathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
bodyrespireundergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide
bodyrespire, breathe, take a breath, suspiredraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
English > respire: 3 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningbreathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderbreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Similar tobreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Adjectivesrespiratorypertaining to respiration
English > respire: 3 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningUndergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderundergoPass through
Similar tobreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Adjectivesrespiratorypertaining to respiration
Nounsrespirationthe metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules
respirationthe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
English > respire: 3 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbreathe, take a breath, suspire
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
Adjectivesrespiratorypertaining to respiration
Nounsrespirationthe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
respiratora breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration

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