transpire - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/trænˈspaɪə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theytranspire
he/she/ittranspires
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
     Synonyms and related words