Definition of transpires

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • transpires is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 12
  • transpires is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 12
  • transpires is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 14

Definition of transpires


  • pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. transpirate
  • come about, happen, or occur (verb)

    Examples

    1. Several important events transpired last week
  • come to light; become known (verb)

    Examples

    1. It transpired that she had worked as spy in East Germany
  • exude water vapor (verb)

    Examples

    1. plants transpire
  • give off (water) through the skin (verb)

See definition of transpires in Merriam Webster

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