Examples of respire in a sentence
Fish use their gills to respire.
<though unconscious, the patient is still respiring>
Origin and Etymology of respire
Middle English, from Latin respirare, from re- + spirare to blow, breathe
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with respire
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