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English noun: stomach

1. stomach (body) an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

Synonymsbreadbasket, tum, tummy

Broader (hypernym)internal organ, viscus

Narrower (hyponym)abomasum, craw, crop, first stomach, fourth stomach, omasum, psalterium, reticulum, rumen, second stomach, third stomach

Part holonymarteria gastrica, epigastric fossa, gastric artery, gastric vein, gastroepiploic vein, gastroomental vein, pit of the stomach, vena gastrica, vena gastroomentalis

Part meronymalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract

2. stomach (body) the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Synonymsabdomen, belly, venter

Broader (hypernym)body part

Narrower (hyponym)underbelly, underbody

Part holonymab, abdomen, abdominal, abdominal aorta, abdominal cavity, abdominal muscle, abdominal wall, arteria colica, belly button, bellybutton, bowel, colic artery, gut, hypochondrium, intestine, navel, omphalos, omphalus, umbilicus

Part meronymbody, torso, trunk

3. stomach (feeling) an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness

SamplesHe had no stomach for a fight.

Broader (hypernym)inclination

4. stomach (feeling) an appetite for food

SamplesExercise gave him a good stomach for dinner.

Broader (hypernym)appetence, appetency, appetite

English verb: stomach

1. stomach (consumption) bear to eat

SamplesHe cannot stomach raw fish.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)digest

2. stomach (cognition) put up with something or somebody unpleasant

SamplesI cannot bear his constant criticism.
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks.
He learned to tolerate the heat.
She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage.

ExamplesSam cannot stomach Sue

Synonymsabide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, suffer, support, tolerate

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

Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit

Narrower (hyponym)accept, bear up, hold still for, live with, pay, sit out, stand for, swallow, take a joke, take lying down

Verb groupsuffer

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