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Synonyms and Antonyms of breathe

  1. 1 to inhale and exhale air <sometimes it gets so hot in here that it's hard to even breathe> Synonyms respire Related Words blow (out), draw, expire, inbreathe, inspire; gasp, huff, pant, puff, suspire, wheeze; sniff, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, whiff; yawn Near Antonyms asphyxiate, choke, gag, smother, suffocate; garrote (or garotte), stifle, strangle, throttle

  2. 2 to have life <as long as I breathe, you will have a place to stay> Synonyms be, exist, live, subsistRelated Words abide, continue, endure, hold on, hold up, keep (on), kick, last, lead, persist, rule, run on, survive; move; flourish, prosper, thriveNear Antonyms disappear, evaporate, vanish; cease, desist, discontinue, end, quit, stop; abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, waneAntonyms depart, die, expire, pass away, perish, succumb

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