Definitions for: Perspire

[v] excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; "Exercise makes one sweat"

Webster (1913) Definition: Per*spire", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Perspired; p. pr. &
vb. n. Perspiring.] [L. perspirare to breathe through; per
+ spirare. See Per-, and Spirit.]
1. (Physiol.) To excrete matter through the skin; esp., to
excrete fluids through the pores of the skin; to sweat.

2. To be evacuated or excreted, or to exude, through the
pores of the skin; as, a fluid perspires.

Per*spire", v. t.
To emit or evacuate through the pores of the skin; to sweat;
to excrete through pores.

Firs . . . perspire a fine balsam of turpentine.

Synonyms: sudate, sweat

See Also: egest, eliminate, excrete, pass, sweat off, swelter

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