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English verb: throw up

1. throw up (body) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth


SamplesAfter drinking too much, the students vomited.
He purged continuously.
The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night.


Synonymsbarf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spew, spue, upchuck, vomit, vomit up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)egest, eliminate, excrete, pass


Antonymskeep down









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