Definition of transpire :
1. To escape from secrecy; to become public; as, the proceedings of the council soon transpired.
2. To evaporate ( moisture) from living cells.
3. To evaporate from living cells.
4. To excrete through the skin; to give off in the form of vapor; to exhale; to perspire.
5. To happen or come to pass; to occur.
6. To pass off in the form of vapor or insensible perspiration; to exhale.
happen (part of speech: verb)
pass, come to pass, take place
ensue (part of speech: verb)
study at happen
occur (part of speech: verb)
- What the captain's intentions were did not transpire; they were known only to Francisco. - "The Pirate", Frederick Marryat.
- But it will not transpire in a day. - "Indiaâ€™s Problem Krishna or Christ", John P. Jones.
- They knew he would tell them whatever he deemed necessary when the time was ripe; and until that time they were satisfied to await whatever might transpire. - "The Boy Allies Under the Sea", Robert L. Drake.