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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BREATH, noun breth.

1. The air inhaled and expelled in the respiration of animals.

2. Life.

No man has more contempt than I of breath

3. The state or power of breathing freely; opposed to a state of exhaustion from violent action; as, I am out of breath; I am scarce in breath

4. Respite; pause; time to breathe; as, let me take breath; give me some breath

5. Breeze; aid in gentle motion.

Calm and unruffled as a summer's sea,

When not a breath of wind flies o'er its surface.

6. A single respiration; as, he swears at every breath

7. An instant; the time of a single respiration; a single act.

He smiles and he frowns in a breath

8. A word.

A breath can make them, as a breath has made.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BRE'ATHABLE, adjective That may be breathed.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BREATHE, verb intransitive To respire; to inspire and expire air. Hence, to live.

1. To take breath; to rest from action; as, let them have time to breathe

2. To pass as air.

To whose foul mouth no wholesome air breathes in.

BREATHE, verb transitive To inhale as air into the lungs and expel it; as, to breathe vital air.

1. To inject by breathing; to infuse; followed by into.

And the Lord God breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. Genesis 2:7.

2. To expire; to eject by breathing; followed by out; as, to breathe out threatening and slaughter.

3. To exercise; to keep in breath.

The greyhounds are as swift as brethed stage.

4. To inspire or blow into; to cause to sound by breathing; as, to breathe the flute.

5. To exhale; to emit as breath; as, the flowers breathe odors or perfume.

6. To utter softly or in private; as, to breathe a vow.

7. To give air or vent to; to open; as, to breathe a vein.

8. To express; to manifest.

Other articles breathe the same severe spirit.

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BRE'ATHED, participle passive Inhaled and exhaled; respired; uttered.

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BRE'ATHER, noun One that breathes or lives; one that utters; an inspirer, one who animates or infuses by inspiration.

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BREATH'FUL, adjective breth'ful. Full of breath; full of odor.

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BRE'ATHING, participle present tense Respiring; living; uttering.

1. Exhibiting to the life; as breathing paint.

BRE'ATHING, noun Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air.

1. Aspiration; secret prayer.

2. Breathing-place; vent.

3. Accent; aspiration.

BRE'ATHING-PLACE, noun A pause.

1. A vent.

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BRE'ATHING-TIME, noun Pause, relaxation.

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BREATH'LESS, adjective breth'less. Being out of breath; spent with labor or violent action.

1. Dead; as a breathless body.

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BREATH'LESSNESS, noun The state of being exhausted of breath.