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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
ånde
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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
References in classic literature ?
Mazarin, after having taken the remedy, respired freely for nearly ten minutes.
Raoul took the road to the Luxembourg, and when arrived, without suspecting that he was going to the place where La Valliere had lived, he heard so much music and respired so many perfumes, he heard so much joyous laughter, and saw so many dancing shadows, that if it had not been for a charitable woman, who perceived him so dejected and pale beneath a doorway, he would have remained there a few minutes, and then would have gone away, never to return.
We deferred our excursion till the afternoon; a golden afternoon of August: every breath from the hills so full of life, that it seemed whoever respired it, though dying, might revive.
Being short-necked and asthmatic, however, he respired principally through this feature; so, perhaps, what it wanted in ornament, it made up in usefulness.
Most of this organic matter gets eaten up and respired in the surface layer and the CO2 is returned to the atmosphere, but a substantial proportion sinks to deeper water.
Air particulates can be inhaled or respired, depending on the size of the pollutant.
Subject wore a portable telemetric calorimeter and respired into the facemask during the gardening tasks and resting periods so researchers could measure their oxygen uptake.
In the book, Bluhm focuses on the story of Dawson's life in Mason County where he produced many remarkable abstractions respired by the area.
'We've found that terrestrial carbon is respired and basically turned into C02 as it travels down the river.'
"While composing on the piano, I often found myself reflecting on the themes and ideas found in Theology of the Body and I became respired to express these through music.
Once a set temperature is reached and the bugs have respired and are fully active, the atmosphere is modified by reducing the oxygen level.
Paine lived in England, America and France Infused with Enlightenment ideals, Paine gave voice to them in a way that respired ordinary people.