HyperDic: transpire

English > 5 senses of the word transpire:
VERBmotiontranspire, transpiratepass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
changetranspireexude water vapor
changetranspirecome to light
changetranspirecome about, happen, or occur
bodytranspiregive off (water) through the skin
transpire > pronunciation
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English > transpire: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningPass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Broaderflow, fluxMove or progress freely as if in a stream
Participletranspiringthat is passing through
Nounstranspirationthe passage of gases through fine tubes because of differences in pressure or temperature
English > transpire: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningexude water vapor.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"plants transpire"
Broaderevaporate, vaporize, vaporiseLose or cause to lose liquid / liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
Nounstranspirationthe emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
English > transpire: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningcome to light; become known.
PatternIt ----s that CLAUSE
Example"It transpired that she had worked as spy in East Germany"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishdivulgarse, filtrarse, saberse
Catalandivulgar-se, filtrar-se, saber-se
English > transpire: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningcome about, happen, or occur.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"Several important events transpired last week"
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
English > transpire: 5 senses > verb 5, body
Meaninggive off (water) through the skin.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderexude, exudate, transude, ooze out, oozeRelease (a liquid / liquid) in drops or small quantities
Nounstranspirationthe process of giving off or exhaling water vapor through the skin or mucous membranes

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