Synonyms of breath in English:

breath


See definition of breath

noun

1‘I took a deep breath’

SYNONYMS

gulp of air, inhalation, inspiration

exhalation, expiration

sigh

pant, gasp, wheeze

technical respiration

2‘I had barely enough breath left to gasp a reply’

SYNONYMS

wind

informal puff

3‘the night was still, with hardly a breath of wind’

SYNONYMS

puff, waft, slight stirring, sigh, faint breeze

literary zephyr

4‘not a breath of scandal was ever associated with his name’

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hint, suggestion, trace, touch, whisper, suspicion, whiff, undertone

5‘there was no breath left in him’

SYNONYMS

life, life force, animation, vital force


Phrases

    take someone's breath away

      SYNONYMS

      astonish, astound, amaze, surprise greatly, stun, startle, stagger, shock, shatter, take aback, stop someone in their tracks, leave open-mouthed, leave aghast, dumbfound, jolt, shake up

      awe, overawe, thrill

      informal

      knock for six, knock sideways, floor, flabbergast, blow someone's mind, blow away, knock someone out, bowl over, strike dumb