breathe (new) life into

Definition of breathe (new) life into

  1. :  to give new energy and excitement to (something) <She is credited with breathing new life into contemporary art.> <The singer managed to breathe life into some tired old songs.>

Word by Word Definitions

breatheplay
  1. :  to draw air into and expel it from the lungs :  respire

    :  to take in oxygen and give out carbon dioxide through natural processes

    :  to inhale and exhale freely

  1. :  having recently come into existence :  recent, modern

    :  having been seen, used, or known for a short time :  novel

    :  unfamiliar

  1. :  newly, recently

lifeplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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