Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
To exhale. A noun or pronoun can be used between "breathe" and "out" to indicate the specific substance being exhaled. The doctor held the stethoscope to my chest and asked me to breathe in and then breathe out. When you do this meditation, try to imagine that you are breathing your stress out with each exhale.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
breathe something out
to exhale something. At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end. Breathe out your breath slowly.
to exhale. Now, breathe out, then breathe in. The doctor told me to breathe out slowly.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. To exhale: Breathe out slowly, and you will relax more easily.
2. To expel something from the lungs by exhaling: I closed my eyes and breathed out a sigh. The yoga instructor told everyone to take a big breath, hold it for ten seconds, and then breathe it out.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.