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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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