belch


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belch

 (bĕlch)
v. belched, belch·ing, belch·es
v.intr.
1. To expel gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth; burp.
2. To erupt or explode.
3. To gush forth.
v.tr.
1. To expel (gas) noisily from the stomach through the mouth; burp.
2. To eject violently.

[Middle English belchen, from Old English bealcettan or from *bealcian; akin to bealcan.]

belch n.

belch

(bɛltʃ)
vb
1. (Physiology) (usually intr) to expel wind from the stomach noisily through the mouth; eructate
2. to expel or be expelled forcefully from inside: smoke belching from factory chimneys.
3. to say (curses, insults, etc) violently or bitterly
n
(Physiology) an act of belching; eructation
[Old English bialcan; related to Middle Low German belken to shout, Dutch balken to bray]

belch

(bɛltʃ)
v.i.
1. to expel gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth.
2. to explode or erupt violently.
3. to gush forth: Smoke belched from the chimney.
v.t.
4. to eject spasmodically or violently.
n.
5. an act or instance of belching.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English bealcettan, akin to Middle Dutch, Middle Low German belken to bray]
belch′er, n.

belch


Past participle: belched
Gerund: belching

Imperative
belch
belch
Present
I belch
you belch
he/she/it belches
we belch
you belch
they belch
Preterite
I belched
you belched
he/she/it belched
we belched
you belched
they belched
Present Continuous
I am belching
you are belching
he/she/it is belching
we are belching
you are belching
they are belching
Present Perfect
I have belched
you have belched
he/she/it has belched
we have belched
you have belched
they have belched
Past Continuous
I was belching
you were belching
he/she/it was belching
we were belching
you were belching
they were belching
Past Perfect
I had belched
you had belched
he/she/it had belched
we had belched
you had belched
they had belched
Future
I will belch
you will belch
he/she/it will belch
we will belch
you will belch
they will belch
Future Perfect
I will have belched
you will have belched
he/she/it will have belched
we will have belched
you will have belched
they will have belched
Future Continuous
I will be belching
you will be belching
he/she/it will be belching
we will be belching
you will be belching
they will be belching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been belching
you have been belching
he/she/it has been belching
we have been belching
you have been belching
they have been belching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been belching
you will have been belching
he/she/it will have been belching
we will have been belching
you will have been belching
they will have been belching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been belching
you had been belching
he/she/it had been belching
we had been belching
you had been belching
they had been belching
Conditional
I would belch
you would belch
he/she/it would belch
we would belch
you would belch
they would belch
Past Conditional
I would have belched
you would have belched
he/she/it would have belched
we would have belched
you would have belched
they would have belched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.belch - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouthbelch - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
Verb1.belch - expel gas from the stomachbelch - expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
emit, pass off, breathe - expel (gases or odors)
2.belch - become active and spew forth lava and rocksbelch - become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
explode, burst - burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"

belch

verb
1. burp, eructate, eruct He covered his mouth with his hand and belched discreetly.
2. emit, discharge, erupt, send out, throw out, vent, vomit, issue, give out, gush, eject, diffuse, emanate, exude, give off, exhale, cast out, disgorge, give vent to, send forth, spew forth, breathe forth Tired old trucks belched black smoke.
noun
1. burp, hiccup, eructation He drank and stifled a belch.

belch

verb
To send forth (confined matter) violently:
Geology: extravasate.
Translations
تجشُّؤيَتَجَشَّأيَنْفُثُ دُخانا
říhnoutříhnutíchrlitříháníříhat
bøvsebøvsenudspy
röyhtäistäröyhtäisyröyhtäys
böfögés
gúlpa, gjósaroparopi
atsirūgtimestiraugėjimasraugėtiversti
atraugasatraugātiesizvirdumsizvirt / izmest
fışkırtmakgeğirmegeğirmekpüskürmepüskürtmek

belch

[beltʃ]
A. Neructo m
B. VIeructar
C. VT (also belch out) [+ smoke, flames] → arrojar, vomitar

belch

[ˈbɛltʃ]
vi
[person] → avoir un renvoi, roter
[steam, smoke] → s'échapper
vt [+ smoke, fumes] → vomir, cracher
nrenvoi m, rot m
belch out
vt sep [+ smoke, fumes] → vomir, cracher

belch

vi (person)rülpsen, aufstoßen; (volcano)Lava speien or ausstoßen; (smoke, fire)herausquellen
vt (also belch forth or out) smoke, flames(aus)speien, ausstoßen
n
(= burp)Rülpser m (inf)
(of smoke etc)Stoß m

belch

[bɛltʃ]
1. nrutto
2. viruttare
3. vt (also belch out) (smoke) → sputare (fuori); (flames) → eruttare, vomitare

belch

(beltʃ) verb
1. to give out air noisily from the stomach through the mouth. He belched after eating too much.
2. (often with out) (of a chimney etc) to throw (out) violently. factory chimneys belching (out) smoke.
noun
an act of belching.

belch

n. eructo, regüeldo;
vt. eructar, regoldar.

belch

vi eructar
References in classic literature ?
Once or twice of a night we would see a steamboat slipping along in the dark, and now and then she would belch a whole world of sparks up out of her chimbleys, and they would rain down in the river and look awful pretty; then she would turn a corner and her lights would wink out and her powwow shut off and leave the river still again; and by and by her waves would get to us, a long time after she was gone, and joggle the raft a bit, and after that you wouldn't hear nothing for you couldn't tell how long, except maybe frogs or something.
To eruct, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "means to belch, and that is one of the filthiest words in the Spanish language, though a very expressive one; and therefore nice folk have had recourse to the Latin, and instead of belch say eruct, and instead of belches say eructations; and if some do not understand these terms it matters little, for custom will bring them into use in the course of time, so that they will be readily understood; this is the way a language is enriched; custom and the public are all-powerful there.
In truth, senor," said Sancho, "one of the counsels and cautions I mean to bear in mind shall be this, not to belch, for I'm constantly doing it.
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