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 transpire transpire

verb

  • give off (water) through the skin  ( transpire )
    give off (water) through the skin
  • come about, happen, or occur  ( transpire )
    come about, happen, or occur
     Several important events transpired last week
    Several important events transpired last week
  • come to light; become known  ( transpire )
    come to light; become known
     It transpired that she had worked as spy in East Germany
    It transpired that she had worked as spy in East Germany
  • exude water vapor  ( transpire )
    exude water vapor
     plants transpire
    plants transpire
  • pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas  ( transpirate, transpire )
    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas


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