eruct


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e·ruct

 (ĭ-rŭkt′)
tr. & intr.v. e·ruct·ed, e·ruct·ing, e·ructs
To belch.

[Latin ērūctāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + rūctāre, to belch; see reug- in Indo-European roots.]

e·ruc·ta′tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā′shən, ē′rŭk-) adj.
e·ruc′ta·tive (ĭ-rŭk′tə-tĭv) adj.

eruct

(ɪˈrʌkt) or

eructate

vb
1. (Physiology) to raise (gas and often a small quantity of acid) from the stomach; belch
2. (Geological Science) (of a volcano) to pour out (fumes or volcanic matter)
[C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch]
eructation n
eructative adj

e•ruct

(ɪˈrʌkt)

v.t., v.i.
1. to belch.
2. to discharge violently; erupt.
[1660–70; < Latin ērūctāre to vomit, discharge violently, frequentative of ērūgere]
e•ruc•ta•tion (ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-) n.

eruct


Past participle: eructed
Gerund: eructing

Imperative
eruct
eruct
Present
I eruct
you eruct
he/she/it eructs
we eruct
you eruct
they eruct
Preterite
I eructed
you eructed
he/she/it eructed
we eructed
you eructed
they eructed
Present Continuous
I am eructing
you are eructing
he/she/it is eructing
we are eructing
you are eructing
they are eructing
Present Perfect
I have eructed
you have eructed
he/she/it has eructed
we have eructed
you have eructed
they have eructed
Past Continuous
I was eructing
you were eructing
he/she/it was eructing
we were eructing
you were eructing
they were eructing
Past Perfect
I had eructed
you had eructed
he/she/it had eructed
we had eructed
you had eructed
they had eructed
Future
I will eruct
you will eruct
he/she/it will eruct
we will eruct
you will eruct
they will eruct
Future Perfect
I will have eructed
you will have eructed
he/she/it will have eructed
we will have eructed
you will have eructed
they will have eructed
Future Continuous
I will be eructing
you will be eructing
he/she/it will be eructing
we will be eructing
you will be eructing
they will be eructing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been eructing
you have been eructing
he/she/it has been eructing
we have been eructing
you have been eructing
they have been eructing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been eructing
you will have been eructing
he/she/it will have been eructing
we will have been eructing
you will have been eructing
they will have been eructing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been eructing
you had been eructing
he/she/it had been eructing
we had been eructing
you had been eructing
they had been eructing
Conditional
I would eruct
you would eruct
he/she/it would eruct
we would eruct
you would eruct
they would eruct
Past Conditional
I would have eructed
you would have eructed
he/she/it would have eructed
we would have eructed
you would have eructed
they would have eructed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.eruct - eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical; "the volcano spews out molten rocks every day"; "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
2.eruct - expel gas from the stomacheruct - expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
emit, pass off, breathe - expel (gases or odors)

eruct

verb
To send forth (confined matter) violently:
Geology: extravasate.
References in classic literature ?
Take care, Sancho, not to chew on both sides, and not to eruct in anybody's presence.
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.
People who use it as a blanket term to eruct against what they perceive as the decadence or the insignificance of contemporary art unwittingly recognize that n'importe quoi can, today, be art.