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spew

 (spyo͞o)
v. spewed, spew·ing, spews
v.tr.
1. To send out or force out in large amounts: a volcano that spewed molten lava; spewed invective at his opponent.
2. To vomit or otherwise cast out (matter) through the mouth.
v.intr.
1. To flow or gush forth: Water was spewing from the hydrant.
2. To vomit.
n.
Something spewed.

[Middle English spewen, from Old English spīwan.]

spew′er n.

spew

(spjuː)
vb
1. (Physiology) to eject (the contents of the stomach) involuntarily through the mouth; vomit
2. (Physiology) to spit (spittle, phlegm, etc) out of the mouth
3. (usually foll by out) to send or be sent out in a stream: flames spewed out.
n
something ejected from the mouth
Also (archaic): spue
[Old English spīwan; related to Old Norse spӯja, Gothic speiwan, Old High German spīwan, Latin spuere, Lithuanian spiauti]
ˈspewer n

spew

(spyu)

v.i.
1. to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth; vomit.
2. to gush or pour out.
v.t.
3. to eject from the stomach through the mouth; vomit.
4. to pour out or hurl forth violently.
n.
5. something that is spewed; vomit.
Sometimes, spue.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English spīwan, c. Old Frisian spīwa, Old Saxon, Old High German spīwan, Old Norse spȳja, Gothic speiwan]
spew′er, n.

spew

- First meant "vomit."
See also related terms for vomit.

spew


Past participle: spewed
Gerund: spewing

Imperative
spew
spew
Present
I spew
you spew
he/she/it spews
we spew
you spew
they spew
Preterite
I spewed
you spewed
he/she/it spewed
we spewed
you spewed
they spewed
Present Continuous
I am spewing
you are spewing
he/she/it is spewing
we are spewing
you are spewing
they are spewing
Present Perfect
I have spewed
you have spewed
he/she/it has spewed
we have spewed
you have spewed
they have spewed
Past Continuous
I was spewing
you were spewing
he/she/it was spewing
we were spewing
you were spewing
they were spewing
Past Perfect
I had spewed
you had spewed
he/she/it had spewed
we had spewed
you had spewed
they had spewed
Future
I will spew
you will spew
he/she/it will spew
we will spew
you will spew
they will spew
Future Perfect
I will have spewed
you will have spewed
he/she/it will have spewed
we will have spewed
you will have spewed
they will have spewed
Future Continuous
I will be spewing
you will be spewing
he/she/it will be spewing
we will be spewing
you will be spewing
they will be spewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spewing
you have been spewing
he/she/it has been spewing
we have been spewing
you have been spewing
they have been spewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spewing
you will have been spewing
he/she/it will have been spewing
we will have been spewing
you will have been spewing
they will have been spewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spewing
you had been spewing
he/she/it had been spewing
we had been spewing
you had been spewing
they had been spewing
Conditional
I would spew
you would spew
he/she/it would spew
we would spew
you would spew
they would spew
Past Conditional
I would have spewed
you would have spewed
he/she/it would have spewed
we would have spewed
you would have spewed
they would have spewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spew - expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
cough out, cough up, expectorate, spit up, spit out - discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
2.spew - 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"
3.spew - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthspew - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

spew

verb
1. shed, discharge, send out, issue, throw out, eject, diffuse, emanate, exude, cast out An oil tanker spewed its cargo into the sea.
2. vomit, throw up (informal), puke (slang), chuck (Austral. & N.Z. informal), spit out, regurgitate, disgorge, barf (U.S. slang), chunder (slang, chiefly Austral.), belch forth, upchuck (U.S. slang), do a technicolour yawn (slang), toss your cookies (U.S. slang) Let's get out of his way before he starts spewing.

spew

verb
To send forth (confined matter) violently:
Geology: extravasate.
Translations

spew

[spjuː]
A. VT (also spew up) → vomitar (fig) → arrojar, vomitar
B. VIvomitar
it makes me want to spew (fig) → me da asco

spew

[ˈspjuː]
vt
[+ smoke, oil, flames, gas, lava] → cracher
vi
(= belch out) [smoke, lava]
Dense smoke spewed from the factories → Les usines crachaient une épaisse fumée.
(= vomit) → dégueuler
spew out
vt sep [+ smoke, oil, flames, gas, lava] → cracher
spew up
vt sep [+ dinner, food] → dégueuler
vi (= vomit) → dégueuler

spew

vi
(inf: = vomit) → brechen, spucken; it makes me spew (fig)es kotzt mich an (sl)
(= flow: also spew forth (form) or out) → sich ergießen (geh); (esp liquid)hervorsprudeln
vt
(also spew up) (inf: = vomit) → erbrechen, ausspucken; bloodspucken, speien
(fig: also spew out) flamesspucken, speien; lavaauswerfen, spucken; waste water etcablassen; the popular press spews (out) liesdie Boulevardpresse überschüttet ihre Leser mit Lügen

spew

[spjuː]
1. vt (also spew out) (smoke, pollution) → emettere, vomitare
2. vi
a. (subj, smoke, pollution) → fuoriuscire
b. (also to spew up) (fam) (vomit) → rigettare
References in classic literature ?
When the turbulent waters had somewhat subsided and the sea had ceased to spew up wreckage, I ventured to swim back in search of something substantial enough to support my weight and that of Nobs as well.
Wolf Larsen did not laugh, though his grey eyes lighted with a slight glint of amusement; and in that moment, having stepped forward quite close to him, I received my first impression of the man himself, of the man as apart from his body, and from the torrent of blasphemy I had heard him spew forth.
As when some mighty wave that thunders on the beach when the west wind has lashed it into fury--it has reared its head afar and now comes crashing down on the shore; it bows its arching crest high over the jagged rocks and spews its salt foam in all directions--even so did the serried phalanxes of the Danaans march steadfastly to battle.
Our study is a comparative evaluation of diet based on scat and spew samples collected from northern fur seal breeding rookeries on two islands in the eastern Bering Sea.
The fluids that spew out of the vents are packed with minerals and metals including copper.
a volcano is an opening in Earth's surface through which gases and melted rock spew into the air.
In the period from April 16 to April 20, reports of ash spews from its crater were coming almost every day.
Some 260 people were yesterday ordered to evacuate Querapi as the volcano continued to spew acid-laden ash and vapours into the sky in Peru's southern Andes.
According to Casey Lisse of the Deep Impact team, copper was chosen because its density put a lot of mass into a small package, its relative softness reduced bounce at impact, and its large atomic number and density contrast with those of elements that were expected to spew from the comet at impact (see p.
It's not just cars and factories that spew air-polluting gases, A recent report says that dairy farms, and the cows that live there, may be the main source of air pollution in California's San Joaquin Valley,
This accretion process creates and sustains disks and narrow jets, whereas mergers destroy disks and spew only diffuse jets, if any, comments Barbara Whitney of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.
The lava, which could be seen moving down the mountain's side just after 4am local time, continued to spew until around 5.