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English noun: vomit

1. vomit (substance) the matter ejected in vomiting


Synonymsbarf, puke, vomitus


Broader (hypernym)body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product

2. vomit (artifact) a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting


Synonymsemetic, nauseant, vomitive


Broader (hypernym)curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic


Narrower (hyponym)dry mustard, ipecac, powdered mustard

3. vomit (act) the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth


Synonymsdisgorgement, emesis, puking, regurgitation, vomiting


Broader (hypernym)ejection, expulsion, forcing out, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, projection, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex


Narrower (hyponym)haematemesis, hematemesis, hyperemesis, rumination


English verb: vomit

1. vomit (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, throw up, upchuck, vomit up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)egest, eliminate, excrete, pass


Antonymskeep down









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