Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To exhaust or deprive of breath.
  • To breathe out; expire.
  • To issue as the breath; exhale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To breathe forth.
  • transitive verb To cause to be out of breath; to exhaust.
  • intransitive verb To issue, as breath; to be breathed out; to exhale.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To exhaust or deprive of breath.
  • verb transitive To breathe out; expire.
  • verb intransitive To issue as a breath; exhale.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From out- +‎ breathe.

Examples

  • In a nutshell you focus on someone else’s (someone you directly know – ummm YOU!) pain/suffering/fear/etc on the inbreathe and on the outbreathe you send them (YOU!) peace, love, compassion, happiness, assurity, optimism – whatever you feel they need.

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