breathed : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
- v be alive
- v impart as if by breathing
He breathed new life into the old house
- v allow the passage of air through
- v utter or tell
- v manifest or evince
- v take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
- v reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked
- v expel (gases or odors)
- s uttered without voice
could hardly hear her breathed plea, `Help me'
- People who breathed in polluted air registered higher blood-pressure readings a short time after exposure, compared with those who breathed filtered air, and their blood vessels .
- The book now ends on this glorious sentence, over which Raven exults: "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the .
- Snyder says the two have "really breathed life into the company again.
News & Articles
- Woodstock dirt track avoids tornadoes
While Cherokee County was hit with a pair of tornadoes Thursday night, the owners of Dixie Speedway breathed a sigh of relief as the storm avoided the Woodstock dirt track.
June 15, 2013 - Marietta Daily Journal
- Va. Beach fire highlights neighborhood's poor access
VIRGINIA BEACH The woman breathed heavily into the phone and spoke with a shaky voice, but she managed to keep calm and tell the 911 operator that the house at 1013 Kinderly Lane was burning. A few minutes into the call, her calm was shaken.
June 14, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot
- Big plans driving new life into former Levine's building in Waterville
New life is being breathed into the former Levine's building in downtown Waterville, as apartments on the upper floors are being renovated and retail and commercial tenants sought for the main floor.
June 13, 2013 - Portland Press Herald
- Tom Feeney in Forbes
Ted Kennedy was an iconic, larger than life United States senator whose influence cannot be overstated. Many have come before, and many will come after, but Ted Kennedy's name will always be remembered as someone who lived and breathed the United... Orrin Hatch http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orrin_Hatch&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE8JIM2aKo_XsyG13O66jk1S6Cs4Q Irish Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2009/0827/1224253336497.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHnR_erpm8hCYTU8pUDAB60dZn8fA Aug 26, 2009
12550 17166 breathed He was a born political consultant. He had bravado, he was intense, and he lived and breathed tactics and strategy," Feeney said. "He was an adviser and strategist for me and became a very good friend."
- Maurice Druon in International Herald Tribune
He was a born teller of stories, both true and invented,Druon wrote. "That was what he lived and breathed for. A day without writing seemed like a sin to him."