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What does "Transpire" mean?

Definition

(v. i.) To escape from secrecy; to become public; as, the proceedings of the council soon transpired (v. i.) To evaporate from living cells (v. i.) To happen or come to pass; to occur (v. i.) To pass off in the form of vapor or insensible perspiration; to exhale (v. t.) To evaporate (moisture) from living cells (v. t.) To excrete through the skin; to give off in the form of vapor; to exhale; to perspire


Synonyms transpirate


Example: "Several important events transpired last week" Example: "It transpired that she had worked as spy in East Germany" Example: "Plants transpire"


Word Family transpiration, transpired, transpires, transpiring