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re·spire

 (rĭ-spīr′)
v. re·spired, re·spir·ing, re·spires
v.intr.
1. To breathe in and out; inhale and exhale: respired with difficulty.
2. To carry out the metabolic process of respiration: Different parts of a plant respire at different rates.
3. Archaic To regain one's spirits, as after a period of exertion or trouble.
v.tr.
1. To inhale and exhale (air, for example); breathe.
2. To use (a molecule or compound) for the metabolic process of respiration: bacteria that respire sulfur compounds.
3. To keep (a person or animal) breathing by artificial means: "Becky was still being respired by the ventilator" (Robin Cook).

[Middle English respiren, to breathe again, from Latin respīrāre : re-, re- + spīrāre, to breathe.]

respire

(rɪˈspaɪə)
vb
1. (Biology) to inhale and exhale (air); breathe
2. (Biology) (intr) to undergo the process of respiration
3. literary to breathe again in a relaxed or easy manner, as after stress or exertion
[C14: from Latin rēspīrāre to exhale, from re- + spīrāre to breathe; see spirit1]

re•spire

(rɪˈspaɪər)

v. -spired, -spir•ing. v.i.
1. to inhale and exhale air to maintain life; breathe.
2. (of a living system) to exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide and other products.
v.t.
3. to breathe; inhale and exhale.
[1375–1425; < Latin respīrāre=re- re- + spīrāre to breathe]

respire


Past participle: respired
Gerund: respiring

Imperative
respire
respire
Present
I respire
you respire
he/she/it respires
we respire
you respire
they respire
Preterite
I respired
you respired
he/she/it respired
we respired
you respired
they respired
Present Continuous
I am respiring
you are respiring
he/she/it is respiring
we are respiring
you are respiring
they are respiring
Present Perfect
I have respired
you have respired
he/she/it has respired
we have respired
you have respired
they have respired
Past Continuous
I was respiring
you were respiring
he/she/it was respiring
we were respiring
you were respiring
they were respiring
Past Perfect
I had respired
you had respired
he/she/it had respired
we had respired
you had respired
they had respired
Future
I will respire
you will respire
he/she/it will respire
we will respire
you will respire
they will respire
Future Perfect
I will have respired
you will have respired
he/she/it will have respired
we will have respired
you will have respired
they will have respired
Future Continuous
I will be respiring
you will be respiring
he/she/it will be respiring
we will be respiring
you will be respiring
they will be respiring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been respiring
you have been respiring
he/she/it has been respiring
we have been respiring
you have been respiring
they have been respiring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been respiring
you will have been respiring
he/she/it will have been respiring
we will have been respiring
you will have been respiring
they will have been respiring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been respiring
you had been respiring
he/she/it had been respiring
we had been respiring
you had been respiring
they had been respiring
Conditional
I would respire
you would respire
he/she/it would respire
we would respire
you would respire
they would respire
Past Conditional
I would have respired
you would have respired
he/she/it would have respired
we would have respired
you would have respired
they would have respired
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.respire - breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
2.respire - undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
undergo - pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
3.respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
respire - undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide
respire - breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
choke - breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion; "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
hyperventilate - breathe excessively hard and fast; "The mountain climber started to hyperventilate"
hiccough, hiccup - breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"
sigh, suspire - heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily; "She sighed sadly"
breathe out, exhale, expire - expel air; "Exhale when you lift the weight"
breathe in, inhale, inspire - draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
wheeze - breathe with difficulty
yawn - utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired; "The child yawned during the long performance"
saw logs, saw wood, snore - breathe noisily during one's sleep; "she complained that her husband snores"

respire

verb
To breathe in and out:
Translations
dýchat
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dirbtinio kvėpavimo aparataskvėpavimo takųrespiratorius
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soluk alıp vermek

respire

[rɪsˈpaɪəʳ]
A. VIrespirar
B. VTrespirar

respire

vti (Med, form) → atmen, respirieren (spec)

respire

[rɪsˈpaɪəʳ] vt (frm) virespirare

respire

(rəˈspaiə) verb
to breathe.
respiration (respəˈreiʃən) noun
breathing.
respirator (ˈrespə) noun
1. a sort of mask worn to purify the air breathed in eg by firemen.
2. a piece of apparatus used to help very ill or injured people to breathe.
respiratory (ˈrespərətəri) adjective
related to breathing. respiratory diseases.

respire

vt, vi respirar
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