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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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