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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