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I get to shift multiple markets. I get to shift economies. It's extremely liberating. I breathe differently.
Shai Agassi

Meaning of "breathe" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BREATHE

From breath.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BREATHE

breathe  [briːð] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BREATHE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Breathe is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb breathe in English.

WHAT DOES BREATHE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Breathe

Breathe may refer to: ▪ Breathing, to inhale and exhale consecutively, drawing oxygen from the air, through the lungs...

Definition of breathe in the English dictionary

The first definition of breathe in the dictionary is to take in oxygen from and give out carbon dioxide; respire. Other definition of breathe is to exist; be alive. Breathe is also to rest to regain breath, composure, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BREATHE

PRESENT

Present
I breathe
you breathe
he/she/it breathes
we breathe
you breathe
they breathe
Present continuous
I am breathing
you are breathing
he/she/it is breathing
we are breathing
you are breathing
they are breathing
Present perfect
I have breathed
you have breathed
he/she/it has breathed
we have breathed
you have breathed
they have breathed
Present perfect continuous
I have been breathing
you have been breathing
he/she/it has been breathing
we have been breathing
you have been breathing
they have been breathing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I breathed
you breathed
he/she/it breathed
we breathed
you breathed
they breathed
Past continuous
I was breathing
you were breathing
he/she/it was breathing
we were breathing
you were breathing
they were breathing
Past perfect
I had breathed
you had breathed
he/she/it had breathed
we had breathed
you had breathed
they had breathed
Past perfect continuous
I had been breathing
you had been breathing
he/she/it had been breathing
we had been breathing
you had been breathing
they had been breathing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will breathe
you will breathe
he/she/it will breathe
we will breathe
you will breathe
they will breathe
Future continuous
I will be breathing
you will be breathing
he/she/it will be breathing
we will be breathing
you will be breathing
they will be breathing
Future perfect
I will have breathed
you will have breathed
he/she/it will have breathed
we will have breathed
you will have breathed
they will have breathed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been breathing
you will have been breathing
he/she/it will have been breathing
we will have been breathing
you will have been breathing
they will have been breathing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would breathe
you would breathe
he/she/it would breathe
we would breathe
you would breathe
they would breathe
Conditional continuous
I would be breathing
you would be breathing
he/she/it would be breathing
we would be breathing
you would be breathing
they would be breathing
Conditional perfect
I would have breathe
you would have breathe
he/she/it would have breathe
we would have breathe
you would have breathe
they would have breathe
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been breathing
you would have been breathing
he/she/it would have been breathing
we would have been breathing
you would have been breathing
they would have been breathing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you breathe
we let´s breathe
you breathe
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to breathe
Past participle
breathed
Present Participle
breathing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BREATHE


beath
biːð
bequeath
bɪˈkwiːð
caid
kɑːˈiːð
dissheathe
dɪsˈʃiːð
embreathe
ɪmˈbriːð
enwreath
ɪnˈriːð
inbreathe
ɪnˈbriːð
insheathe
ɪnˈʃiːð
interwreathe
ˌɪntəˈriːð
Meath
miːð
outbreathe
ˌaʊtˈbriːð
Pontypridd
ˌpɒntɪˈpriːð
quethe
kwiːð
seethe
siːð
sheathe
ʃiːð
teethe
tiːð
unsheathe
ʌnˈʃiːð
unwreathe
ʌnˈriːð
Westmeath
ˌwɛstˈmiːð
wreathe
riːð

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BREATHE

breath test
breath-test
breathability
breathable
breathalyse
Breathalyser
breathalyze
Breathalyzer
breatharian
breatharianism
breathe again
breathe down someone´s neck
breathe one´s last
breathed
breather
breathful
breathier
breathiest
breathily
breathiness

WORDS THAT END LIKE BREATHE

bathe
bench lathe
capstan lathe
embathe
enswathe
inswathe
lathe
loathe
rathe
scathe
snathe
spathe
sunbathe
swathe
turning lathe
turret lathe
unswathe

Synonyms and antonyms of breathe in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BREATHE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «breathe» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of breathe
articulate · express · gasp · gulp · imbue · impart · infuse · inject · inspire · instil · murmur · pant · puff · respire · say · sigh · utter · voice · wheeze · whisper

Translation of «breathe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BREATHE

Find out the translation of breathe to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of breathe from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «breathe» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

呼吸
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

respirar
570 millions of speakers

English

breathe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साँस लेने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَتَنَفَّس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дышать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

respirar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্বাস ফেলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

respirer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bernafas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

atmen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

息をする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

숨을 쉬다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ambegan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्वास घेणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nefes almak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

respirare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odetchnąć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дихати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a respira
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναπνέω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

asem te haal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

andas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

puste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of breathe

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BREATHE»

The term «breathe» is very widely used and occupies the 11.502 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BREATHE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «breathe» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «breathe» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about breathe

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10 QUOTES WITH «BREATHE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word breathe.
1
Shai Agassi
I get to shift multiple markets. I get to shift economies. It's extremely liberating. I breathe differently.
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Mohamed Al-Fayed
The most important thing for me is health - you wake up in the morning, you can breathe, and you can walk.
3
Christina Applegate
My dream is to have a house on the beach, even just a little shack somewhere so I can wake up, have coffee, look at dolphins, be quiet and breathe the air.
4
Rodney Atkins
I've never really focused on if I had good habits when I sang or if I had bad habits, or if I was breathing correctly. So, I started doing vocal exercises and would stretch out before I sang, stuff to help my breathing. It's funny, you breathe your whole life then you find out you're not doing it correctly.
5
Donovan Bailey
I'd like to be a more consistent starter. I'd like a smoother transition from crouching to running. I have to learn to relax during a race and how to breathe.
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Sanjeev Bhaskar
I love team sports - they give me something to focus on rather than the fact that I can't breathe or my muscles are aching.
7
Nellie Bly
What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing.
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Tara Brach
Quite simply, if you're feeling anxious, angry, a sense of shame, whatever it is, breathe in and agree to touch or feel it. Breathing out, offer space and care to whatever's there. If there's blocking to touching it, emphasize the in-breath and stay embodied.
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Regina Brett
Even if you have nothing in your wallet, nothing can keep you from having a great summer. You can listen to crickets sing you to sleep, trace the Big Dipper, breathe in the stars, run through a sprinkler, host a cartwheel contest in the front yard.
10
H. Rap Brown
Look at the newborn baby. It struggles to breathe after living in the womb. And yet, growth comes as a result of struggle. Even when we talk about jihad. We need to attach consciousness to struggle. This struggle has to be both individual and collective.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BREATHE»

Discover the use of breathe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to breathe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Breathe: Finding Freedom to Thrive in Relationships After ...
Breathe also serves as a helpful tool for those in relationship with an abuse survivor by providing guidance, confidence, and encouragement as they seek to help and support.
Nicole Braddock Bromley, 2009
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Breathe
Just when you thought Abbi Glines couldn't get any hotter… Get ready to fall in love with the gorgeous Jax in this new edition of BREATHE, the first title in the SeaBreeze series, now including chapters from Jax's point-of-view and extra ...
Abbi Glines, 2013
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Breathe: Creating Space for God in a Hectic Life
"What woman-especially a mom-doesn't need to breathe? In this thoughtful book, Keri Wyatt Kent leads us to a place where we can catch our breath-and keep it!"--Elisa Morgan, president and CEO, MOPS International "Slow down.
Keri Wyatt Kent, 2005
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Breathe
" Inhale. Exhale. Breathe. Breathe. Breathe . . . The world is dead. The survivors live under the protection of Breathe, the corporation that found a way to manufacture oxygen–rich air. Alina has been stealing for a long time.
Sarah Crossan, 2012
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Breathe
Mind-Move (M-M) is likely the easiest and fastest method you will ever find to help you to cope with stress, relax, sleep, meditate, strengthen your mind, improve concentration, let go of baggage, find internal balance, meet counseling ...
Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, 2010
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Breathe: A Novel
Her brother and troubled guardian is raging inside. A veiled treasure map leads to a hidden silver mine while a threatening villain hovers in the shadows. And a hero is bent on saving his bride. Just BREATHE.
Lisa T. Bergren, 2010
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Breathe: A Ghost Story
Jack is not a normal boy.
Cliff McNish, 2011
8
Letting Stories Breathe: A Socio-Narratology
In Letting Stories Breathe, Arthur W. Frank grapples with this fundamental aspect of our lives, offering both a theory of how stories shape us and a useful method for analyzing them.
Arthur W. Frank, 2010
9
Learning to Breathe: My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life
"A funny memoir of Faith Club coauthor's serious attempt to change her brain from panic to peace in a year-long spiritual quest"--
Priscilla Warner, 2012
10
Just Breathe
Sarah Moon tackles life's issues with a sharp wit in her syndicated comic strip, Just Breathe.
Susan Wiggs, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BREATHE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term breathe is used in the context of the following news items.
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Des McMahon - Fractured/Breathe In [Ammunition Recordings]
His sound is solid, and each unique track manages to create an entirely new landscape in my mind. His newest release, “Fractured/Breathe In”, ... «Your EDM, Jul 15»
2
O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says
The new study was authored by the national oceanic atmospheric administration, or NOAA and the government agency's scientists took a look ... «Dispatch Times, Jul 15»
3
Rangers breathe life into history
On a hot summer day, visitors are likely to find Vicksburg National Military Park rangers Will Wilson and Jake Koch clad in heavy wool uniforms ... «Vicksburg Post, Jul 15»
4
Facebook Introduces Video Chat And Allows It To Breathe Naturally …
While the competitor social networking websites were all introducing their video chat options, Facebook was lagging behind for a couple of ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
5
Do We Not Care About Clean Air to Breathe?
We can reduce health ailments related to air pollution. Join us in our campaign - NDTV Philips Breathe Clean. Most Popular, Related Videos ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
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Reforms breathe life in once notorious, dreaded jail
British High Commissioner Christian Turner (right) with Kamiti Maximum Security Prison officer In-charge Henry Kisingu at the facility. «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
7
Washington Using Russia as Bogeyman to Breathe New Life in NATO
While NATO is beefing up its military presence in the Baltics and Eastern Europe in order to counter Russia's mythical "aggression," the ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
8
#dnaEdit: Home buyers may breathe easy
If the Parliamentary Select Committee has its way, there is finally some hope that real estate developers will be reined in. The Select Committee ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
9
Travel smart: Gadgets to help you breathe easy when on the move
In this hyperconnected world, we rarely travel without our favourite gadgets. We tend to remain connected to our workplace even while on a ... «Mid-Day, Jul 15»
10
'Breathe Fashion' fundraiser benefited lung disease victims
The event, titled “Breathe Fashion,” raised funds for people with lung-related illnesses. The organization provides education and support to ... «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Breathe [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/breathe>. Jul 2019 ».
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