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transpierce | transpirable | transpirate | transpiration | transpiratory | transpire | transpiring | transplace | transplacental | transplant | transplantable


Verb (intransitive), Verb (transitive)


transpirev. i. [F. transpirer; L. trans across, through + spirare to breathe. See Spirit.].
  •  To pass off in the form of vapor or insensible perspiration; to exhale.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To evaporate from living cells.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To escape from secrecy; to become public; as, the proceedings of the council soon transpired.  [1913 Webster]
    "The story of Paulina's and Maximilian's mutual attachment had transpired through many of the travelers."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To happen or come to pass; to occur.  [1913 Webster]
    " This sense of the word, which is of comparatively recent introduction, is common in the United States, especially in the language of conversation and of newspaper writers, and is used to some extent in England. Its use, however, is censured by critics of both countries."  [1913 Webster]
transpirev. t. 
  •  To excrete through the skin; to give off in the form of vapor; to exhale; to perspire.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To evaporate (moisture) from living cells.  [1913 Webster]


transpire, v.
1 intr. (of a secret or something unknown) leak out; come to be known.
2 intr. disp. a (prec. by it as subject) turn out; prove to be the case (it transpired he knew nothing about it). b occur; happen.
3 tr. & intr. emit (vapour, sweat, etc.), or be emitted, through the skin or lungs; perspire.
4 intr. (of a plant or leaf) release water vapour.

transpirable adj. transpiration n. transpiratory adj.
F transpirer or med.L transpirare (as TRANS-, L spirare breathe)



appear, arise, be found, be met with, be realized, be revealed, become known, befall, betide, bleed, break, break forth, chance, come, come about, come down, come off, come out, come to light, come to pass, come true, develop, discharge, effuse, emit, eventuate, excrete, exfiltrate, extravasate, exudate, exude, fall, fall out, filter, filtrate, get out, give off, go, go off, hap, happen, leach, leak, leak out, lixiviate, manifest itself, materialize, occur, ooze, out, pass, pass off, percolate, reek, result, seep, show its colors, show its face, stand revealed, strain, take place, transude, turn out, weep




VB render gaseous, vaporize, volatilize, distill, sublime, evaporate, exhale, smoke, transpire, emit vapor, fume, reek, steam, fumigate, cohobate, finestill, bubble, sparge, effervesce, boil.


VB make manifest, render manifest, bring forth, bring forward, bring to the front, bring into view, give notice, express, represent, set forth, exhibit, show, show up, expose, produce, hold up to view, expose to view, set before one, place before one, lay before one, one's eyes, tell to one's face, trot out, put through one's paces, bring to light, display, demonstrate, unroll, lay open, draw out, bring out, bring out in strong relief, call into notice, bring into notice, hold up the mirror, wear one's heart upon his sleeve, show one's face, show one's colors, manifest oneself, speak out, make no mystery, make no secret of, unfurl the flag, proclaim, indicate, disclose, elicit, be manifest, appear, transpire, speak for itself, stand to reason, stare one in the face, rear its head, give token, give sign, give indication of, tell its own tale.


VB disclose, discover, dismask, draw the veil, draw aside the veil, lift the veil, raise the veil, lift up the veil, remove the veil, tear aside the veil, tear the curtain, unmask, unveil, unfold, uncover, unseal, unkennel, take off the seal, break the seal, lay open, lay bare, expose, open, open up, bare, bring to light, divulge, reveal, break, squeal, tattle, sing, rat, snitch, let into the secret, reveal the secrets of the prison house, tell, breathe, utter, blab, peach, let out, let fall, let drop, let slip, spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, betray, tell tales, come out of school, come out with, give vent, give utterance to, open the lips, blurt out, vent, whisper about, speak out, make public, unriddle, split, acknowledge, allow, concede, grant, admit, own, own up to, confess, avow, throw off all disguise, turn inside out, make a clean breast, show one's hand, show one's cards, unburden one's mind, disburden one's mind, disburden one's conscience, disburden one's heart, open one's mind, lay bare one's mind, tell a piece of one's mind, unbosom oneself, own to the soft impeachment, say the truth, speak the truth, turn King's evidence, Queen's evidence, acknowledge the corn, raise the mask, drop the mask, lift the mask, remove the mask, throw off the mask, expose, lay open, undeceive, unbeguile, disabuse, set right, correct, open the eyes of, d_esillusionner, be disclosed, transpire, come to light, come in sight, become known, escape the lips, come out, ooze out, creep out, leak out, peep out, crop-out, show its face, show its colors, discover itself, break through the clouds, flash on the mind.


VB transpire, rumor.

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