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Synonyms of respire

Verb


1. respire, breathe, take a breath, respire, suspire

usage: breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety

2. respire, undergo

usage: undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide

3. breathe, take a breath, respire, suspire

usage: draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"

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