Synonyms for breathing

Synonyms for (noun) breathing

Synonyms: breathing, ventilation, external respiration, respiration

Definition: the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

Similar words: bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity

Definition: an organic process that takes place in the body

Usage: respiratory activity

Synonyms for (adj) breathing

Synonyms: breathing, eupneic, eupnoeic

Definition: passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally; sometimes used in combination

Usage: the boy was disappointed to find only skeletons instead of living breathing dinosaurs; the heavy-breathing person on the telephone

Similar words: sweet-breathed

Definition: having breath or breath as specified

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