What is the difference between Breath and Breathe?




What is the difference between Breath and Breathe?


Breath : (noun)

(
1 ) Air taken into and sent out of the lungs

His breath smelt of garlic.


(
2 ) Single act of taking air into the lungs

He took a deep breath.


(
3 ) Slight movement of air

There was not a breath of air.


(
4 ) Slight suggestions or rumor of something – hint of something

There was breath of scandal involving her.

This is the first breath of spring.


(
5 ) Person or thing that is a welcome and refreshing change

Her smile is a breath of fresh air in this gloomy office.



Breathe : (verb)

(
1 ) Take air into lungs and send in out again

People breathe mores slowly when they are asleep.

He was breathing hard after racing for a train.


(
2 ) Say something softly – whisper

He breathed loving words in her ear.


(
3 ) Exude

The team breathed confidence before the match.











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