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Definition 1: an utterance made by exhaling audibly - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for sigh in the sense of this definition

(sigh is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Definition 2: a sound like a person sighing - [noun denoting event]

Samples where sigh or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she heard the sigh of the wind in the trees

(sigh is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 3: heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily - [verb of body]

Samples where sigh or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She sighed sadly

Synonyms for sigh in the sense of this definition

(sigh is a kind of ...) draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

"I can breathe better when the air is clean" "The patient is respiring"

Definition 4: utter with a sigh - [verb of communication]

(sigh is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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