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verb [intransitive] mainly literary gasp pronunciation in British English /ɡɑːsp/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theygasp
he/she/itgasps
present participlegasping
past tensegasped
past participlegasped
  1. to breathe in suddenly, for example because you are surprised, shocked, or in pain

    He gasped as the freezing water hit his body.

    gasp at:

    I literally gasped at how beautiful it was.

    1. a.
      to make a violent effort to breathe because you need more air
      gasp for air/breath:

      Laura coughed and spluttered as she gasped for air.

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