transpire-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Give off water or some other material through a porous membrane.

Plants transpire.
Water transpires through the leaves.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 5

Sense Number 2: Occur or come to be known as having occurred.

It transpired that she had worked as a spy.
It transpired that she worked as a spy.
Several important events transpired last week.
It will transpire that we all die.

VerbNet: occurrence-48.3.1
FrameNet: Event
PropBank: transpire.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4