[v] draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
[v] manifest or evince; "She breathes the Christian spirit"
[v] expel, as of gases and odors
[v] take a short breath
[v] utter or tell; "not breathe a word"
[v] impart as if by breathing; "He breathed new life into the old house"
[v] be alive; "Every creature that breathes"
[v] allow the passge of air through; "Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear"