Meaning of sigh

sigh

Pronunciation: (sī), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to let out one's breath audibly, as from sorrow, weariness, or relief.
  2. to yearn or long; pine.
  3. to make a sound suggesting a sigh: sighing wind.
—v.t.
  1. to express or utter with a sigh.
  2. to lament with sighing.
—n.
  1. the act or sound of sighing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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