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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Respire \Re*spire"\, verb (used with an object)

1. To breathe in and out; to inspire and expire,, as air; to breathe.

A native of the land where I respire The clear air for a while. --Byron.

2. To breathe out; to exhale. [R.] --B. Jonson.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Respire \Re*spire"\ (r?*sp?r), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Respired} (-sp?rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Respiring}.] [L. respirare, respiratum; pref. re- re- + spirare to breathe: cf. F. respirer. See {Spirit}.]

1. To take breath again; hence, to take rest or refreshment. --Spenser.

Here leave me to respire. --Milton.

From the mountains where I now respire. --Byron.

2. (Physiol.) To breathe; to inhale air into the lungs, and exhale it from them, successively, for the purpose of maintaining the vitality of the blood.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

respire

verb

1: breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety

2: undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide

3: draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring" [syn: {breathe}, {take a breath}, {respire}, {suspire}]


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