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Definition 1: give off (water) through the skin - [verb of body]

(transpire is a kind of ...) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

"exude sweat through the pores"

Definition 2: come to light; become known - [verb of change]

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

  • It transpired that she had worked as spy in East Germany

(transpire is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 3: exude water vapor - [verb of change]

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

  • plants transpire

(transpire is a kind of ...) lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue

"evaporate milk"

Definition 4: come about, happen, or occur - [verb of change]

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

  • Several important events transpired last week

(transpire is a kind of ...) come to pass

"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

Definition 5: pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for transpire in the sense of this definition

(transpire is a kind of ...) move or progress freely as if in a stream

"The crowd flowed out of the stadium"

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