transpire - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participletranspiring
past tensetranspired
past participletranspired
  1. 1
    formal to happen

    What transpired next was a scene worthy of the sitcoms we were watching.

  2. 2
    biology if a plant transpires, water passes from the surface of its leaves into the air as vapour
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