Respire



verb (used without object), respired, respiring.
1.
to inhale and exhale air for the purpose of maintaining life; breathe.
2.
to breathe freely again, after anxiety, trouble, etc.
verb (used with object), respired, respiring.
3.
to breathe; inhale and exhale.
4.
to exhale.
verb
1.
to inhale and exhale (air); breathe
2.
(intransitive) to undergo the process of respiration
3.
(literary) to breathe again in a relaxed or easy manner, as after stress or exertion

respire re·spire (rĭ-spīr’)
v. re·spired, re·spir·ing, re·spires

To breathe in and out; inhale and exhale.

To undergo the metabolic process of respiration.

To breathe easily again, as after a period of exertion.

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