Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: swallow

1. swallow (om mad) a small amount of liquid food


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA sup of ale.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sup


Mindre specifikke termermouthful, taste

2. swallow (om handling) the act of swallowing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOne swallow of the liquid was enough.
He took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deglutition, drink


Mindre specifikke termerconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptake


Mere specifikke termeraerophagia, draft, draught, gulp, sip, swig

3. swallow (om dyr) small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations


Mindre specifikke termeroscine, oscine bird


Mere specifikke termerbarn swallow, chimney swallow, cliff swallow, Hirundo nigricans, Hirundo pyrrhonota, Hirundo rustica, Iridoprocne bicolor, martin, tree martin, tree swallow, tree swallow, white-bellied swallow


Engelsk udsagnsord: swallow

1. swallow (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSwallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey swallow more bread


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get down


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconsume, have, ingest, take, take in


Mere specifikke termerbolt

2. swallow (om konkurrence) engulf and destroy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdemolish, destroy

3. swallow (om relation) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bury, eat up, immerse, swallow up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerclose in, enclose, inclose, shut in

4. swallow (om kommunikation) utter indistinctly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe swallowed the last words of her speech.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

5. swallow (om kommunikation) take back what one has said


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe swallowed his words.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)take back, unsay, withdraw


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdisown, renounce, repudiate

6. swallow (om erkendelse) keep from expressing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI swallowed my anger and kept quiet.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerrepress, suppress

7. swallow (om erkendelse) tolerate or accommodate oneself to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions.
I swallowed the insult.
She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept, live with


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerabide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate

8. swallow (om erkendelse) believe or accept without questioning or challenge


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAm I supposed to swallow that story?.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerbelieve









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