Perspire Definition

pər-spīr
perspired, perspires, perspiring
verb
perspired, perspires, perspiring
To give forth (a characteristic salty moisture) through the pores of the skin; sweat.
Webster's New World
To expel through external pores; exude.
American Heritage
Perspire is defined as to sweat.
An example of perspire is skin getting moist from being in a humid climate.
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Origin of Perspire

  • From Old French perspirer, from Latin perspirare (“to breathe everywhere, blow constantly"), from per (“through") + spirare (“to breath"); see spirit.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin perspīrāre to blow steadily per- through per– spīrāre to breathe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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