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Detailed Translations for breathe from English to French


to breathe verb (breathes, breathed, breathing)

  1. to breathe (inhale; draw breath)
    respirer; inhaler; souffler
    • respirer verb (respire, respires, respirons, respirez, )
    • inhaler verb (inhale, inhales, inhalons, inhalez, )
    • souffler verb (souffle, souffles, soufflons, soufflez, )

Conjugations for breathe:

  1. breathe
  2. breathe
  3. breathes
  4. breathe
  5. breathe
  6. breathe
simple past
  1. breathed
  2. breathed
  3. breathed
  4. breathed
  5. breathed
  6. breathed
present perfect
  1. have breathed
  2. have breathed
  3. has breathed
  4. have breathed
  5. have breathed
  6. have breathed
past continuous
  1. was breathing
  2. were breathing
  3. was breathing
  4. were breathing
  5. were breathing
  6. were breathing
  1. shall breathe
  2. will breathe
  3. will breathe
  4. shall breathe
  5. will breathe
  6. will breathe
continuous present
  1. am breathing
  2. are breathing
  3. is breathing
  4. are breathing
  5. are breathing
  6. are breathing
  1. be breathed
  2. be breathed
  3. be breathed
  4. be breathed
  5. be breathed
  6. be breathed
  1. breathe!
  2. let's breathe!
  3. breathed
  4. breathing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for breathe:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
inhaler breathe; draw breath; inhale breathe in; collect; inhale; pick something up; smoke over the lungs; sniff; sniff up; snort
respirer breathe; draw breath; inhale breathe again; breathe in; collect; heave a sigh of relief; inhale; pick something up; sniff; sniff up; snort
souffler breathe; draw breath; inhale blow; breathe out; catch; caught; clasp; clutch; drag; exchange confidences; gasp; grasp; grip; hum; pant; pilfer; prompt; puff; reach; root; rout; rummage about; scratch; seize; slave away; slog away; snatch; snatch away; snout; stick; suggest; tell; toil and moil; wheeze; whisper; whisper in someone's ear; whistle; yearn
- catch one's breath; emit; pass off; respire; rest; suspire; take a breath; take a breather
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- respire

Synonyms for "breathe":

Related Definitions for "breathe":

  1. draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs1
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean1
  2. expel (gases or odors)1
  3. reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked1
    • This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours1
  4. take a short break from one's activities in order to relax1
  5. manifest or evince1
    • She breathes the Christian spirit1
  6. utter or tell1
    • not breathe a word1
  7. impart as if by breathing1
    • He breathed new life into the old house1
  8. be alive1
    • Every creature that breathes1
  9. allow the passage of air through1
    • Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear1

Wiktionary Translations for breathe:

  1. to draw air in and out
  2. to exchange gases
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  2. faire pénétrer artificiellement de l’air dans les poumons.
  3. amener l’air dans ses poumons, assimiler l’oxygène et rejeter du gaz carbonique.
  4. Reprendre son haleine ; respirer avec effort
  5. Arrêter pour reprendre haleine
  6. transitif, sens 11

Cross Translation:
breathe respirer ademhalen — door levende wezens inblazen en uitblazen van lucht om zuurstof te krijgen
breathe respirer ademen — de voor het leven nodige lucht inzuigen en weer uitdrijven
breathe respirer atmenLuft in die Lunge und wieder hinauspumpen.

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