Meaning of “breathe” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /briːð/
Extra Examples
You have to learn how to breathe properly when you're swimming.When you're nervous or frightened, it helps to breathe slowly and deeply.You should breathe through your nose.He was having difficulty in breathing because of the smoke.Breathe out and relax.

B1 to take air into and out of your lungs:

breathe in/out
breathe deeply
Doctors gave him oxygen to help him breathe.
→ See also be breathing down sb's neck , not breathe a word

(Definition of “breathe” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)