Definition of breathe (new) life into
- She is credited with breathing new life into contemporary art.
- The singer managed to breathe life into some tired old songs.
: to draw air into and expel it from the lungs : respire
: to inhale and exhale freely
: to blow softly
: having recently come into existence : recent, modern
: having been seen, used, or known for a short time : novel
: newly, recently
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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