transitive verb-·breathed′, -·breath′ing
- to inhale
- to inspire
Origin of inbreatheMiddle English inbrethen (see in- and breathe), after Classical Latin inspirare
transitive verbin·breathed, in·breath·ing, in·breathes
To breathe (something) in; inhale.
(third-person singular simple present inbreathes, present participle inbreathing, simple past and past participle inbreathed)
- breathe in
From Middle English inbrethen, equivalent to in- + breathe.