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vom·it

 (vŏm′ĭt)
v. vom·it·ed, vom·it·ing, vom·its
v.intr.
1. To eject part or all of the contents of the stomach through the mouth, usually in a series of involuntary spasmic movements.
2. To be discharged forcefully and abundantly; spew or gush: The dike burst, and the floodwaters vomited forth.
v.tr.
1. To eject (contents of the stomach) through the mouth.
2. To eject or discharge in a gush; spew out: The volcano vomited lava and ash.
n.
1. The act or an instance of ejecting matter from the stomach through the mouth.
2. Matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.
3. An emetic.

[Middle English vomiten, from Latin vomitāre, frequentative of vomere; see wemə- in Indo-European roots.]

vom′it·er n.

vomit

(ˈvɒmɪt)
vb, -its, -iting or -ited
1. (Medicine) to eject (the contents of the stomach) through the mouth as the result of involuntary muscular spasms of the stomach and oesophagus
2. to eject or be ejected forcefully; spew forth
n
3. the matter ejected in vomiting
4. (Medicine) the act of vomiting
5. (Pharmacology) a drug or agent that induces vomiting; emetic
[C14: from Latin vomitāre to vomit repeatedly, from vomere to vomit]
ˈvomiter n

vom•it

(ˈvɒm ɪt)

v.i.
1. to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; regurgitate; throw up.
2. to belch or spew with force or violence.
v.t.
3. to eject from the stomach through the mouth; spew.
4. to eject forcefully or violently: The volcano vomited flames and molten rock.
5. to cause (a person) to vomit.
n.
6. the act of vomiting.
7. the matter ejected in vomiting.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin vomitāre, frequentative of vomere to discharge, vomit]
vom′it•er, n.

vomit

  • brash - A euphemism for vomit.
  • retch, wretch - Retch is the verb to vomit or gag; wretch is a noun for a pitiable person.
  • spew - First meant "vomit."
  • vomit - From Latin vomere.

vomit


Past participle: vomited
Gerund: vomiting

Imperative
vomit
vomit
Present
I vomit
you vomit
he/she/it vomits
we vomit
you vomit
they vomit
Preterite
I vomited
you vomited
he/she/it vomited
we vomited
you vomited
they vomited
Present Continuous
I am vomiting
you are vomiting
he/she/it is vomiting
we are vomiting
you are vomiting
they are vomiting
Present Perfect
I have vomited
you have vomited
he/she/it has vomited
we have vomited
you have vomited
they have vomited
Past Continuous
I was vomiting
you were vomiting
he/she/it was vomiting
we were vomiting
you were vomiting
they were vomiting
Past Perfect
I had vomited
you had vomited
he/she/it had vomited
we had vomited
you had vomited
they had vomited
Future
I will vomit
you will vomit
he/she/it will vomit
we will vomit
you will vomit
they will vomit
Future Perfect
I will have vomited
you will have vomited
he/she/it will have vomited
we will have vomited
you will have vomited
they will have vomited
Future Continuous
I will be vomiting
you will be vomiting
he/she/it will be vomiting
we will be vomiting
you will be vomiting
they will be vomiting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vomiting
you have been vomiting
he/she/it has been vomiting
we have been vomiting
you have been vomiting
they have been vomiting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vomiting
you will have been vomiting
he/she/it will have been vomiting
we will have been vomiting
you will have been vomiting
they will have been vomiting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vomiting
you had been vomiting
he/she/it had been vomiting
we had been vomiting
you had been vomiting
they had been vomiting
Conditional
I would vomit
you would vomit
he/she/it would vomit
we would vomit
you would vomit
they would vomit
Past Conditional
I would have vomited
you would have vomited
he/she/it would have vomited
we would have vomited
you would have vomited
they would have vomited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vomit - the matter ejected in vomitingvomit - the matter ejected in vomiting  
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
2.vomit - a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
ipecac - a medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning)
dry mustard, powdered mustard - a substance such that one to three tablespoons dissolved in a glass of warm water is a homemade emetic
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
3.vomit - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouthvomit - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
rumination - regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
haematemesis, hematemesis - vomiting blood
hyperemesis - severe and excessive vomiting
Verb1.vomit - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthvomit - 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"
keep down - manage not to throw up

vomit

verb
1. be sick, throw up (informal), spew, chuck (Austral. & N.Z. informal), heave (slang), puke (slang), retch, barf (U.S. slang), chunder (slang, chiefly Austral.), belch forth, upchuck (U.S. slang), do a technicolour yawn, toss your cookies (U.S. slang) Any dairy product made him vomit.
2. (often with up) bring up, throw up, regurgitate, chuck (up) (slang, chiefly U.S.), emit (informal), eject, puke (slang), disgorge, sick up (informal), spew out or up She vomited up all she had just eaten.

vomit

verb
To eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth:
Slang: puke.
Translations
تَقَيُّؤ، إسْتِفْراغيَتَقَيَّأُيَتَقَيَّأ، يَقْذِف
zvracetzvratekzvratky
kaste opbræk
vomi
okseoksendama
oksentaaoksennus
להקיא
povraćati
kasta upp, ælauppköst, æla
吐く
토하다
vēmekļivēmiensvemt
borîvomita
bruhatiizbljuvek
bljuvatipovraćatipovratitizbljuvati
spykräkas
อาเจียน
nônmửa

vomit

[ˈvɒmɪt]
A. Nvómito m
B. VIdevolver, vomitar
C. VT
1. (lit) (also vomit up) → vomitar
2. (fig) (= pour out) → arrojar, echar

vomit

[ˈvɒmɪt]
nvomi m
vtvomir
vivomir
to make sb vomit → faire vomir qn

vomit

nErbrochene(s) nt; (= act)Erbrechen nt
vt (lit, fig)spucken, speien (geh); fooderbrechen
visich erbrechen, sich übergeben

vomit

[ˈvɒmɪt]
1. nvomito
2. vt & vivomitare

vomit

(ˈvomit) verb
to throw out (the contents of the stomach or other matter) through the mouth; to be sick. Whenever the ship started to move she felt like vomiting.
noun
food etc ejected from the stomach.

vomit

يَتَقَيَّأُ zvracet kaste op übergeben (sich) κάνω εμετό vomitar oksentaa vomir povraćati vomitare 吐く 토하다 overgeven spy zwymiotować vomitar страдать рвотой spy อาเจียน kusmak nôn 呕吐

vom·it

n. vómito;
v. vomitar.

vomit

n vómito (frec. pl); vt, vi vomitar, arrojar (fam), devolver (fam), deponer (Mex, fam); Did you vomit blood?.. ¿Vomitó sangre?
References in classic literature ?
At last his spout grew thick, and with a frightful roll and vomit, he turned upon his back a corpse.
Three times in the day does she vomit forth her waters, and three times she sucks them down again; see that you be not there when she is sucking, for if you are, Neptune himself could not save you; you must hug the Scylla side and drive ship by as fast as you can, for you had better lose six men than your whole crew.
David thought it would be easy, too, to get to a small thicket and bury his bag in a hole he had already made and covered up under the roots of an old hollow ash, and he had, in fact, found the hole without a moment's difficulty, had uncovered it, and was about gently to drop the bag into it, when the sound of a large body rustling towards him with something like a bellow was such a surprise to David, who, as a gentleman gifted with much contrivance, was naturally only prepared for what he expected, that instead of dropping the bag gently he let it fall so as to make it untwist and vomit forth the shining guineas.
At the first serious attempt upon your lock, an invisible plate will open of itself and vomit forth a pretty copper bullet of the weight of a mark -- which will knock down the intruder, and not without a loud report.
I don't know whether it's perfectly delicious, or whether I'm just going to vomit," she said, after she had thoroughly tried the mixture.
You are the cause of my being wounded unto death," said one of the young men, letting a gush of scarlet life-blood vomit in his palm, and spattering it into Biscarrat's livid face.
Cronos is forced to vomit up the children he had swallowed, and these with Zeus divide the universe between them, like a human estate.
To these observations I may add, on the high authority of Azara, that the Carrancha feeds on worms, shells, slugs, grasshoppers, and frogs; that it destroys young lambs by tearing the umbilical cord; and that it pursues the Gallinazo, till that bird is compelled to vomit up the carrion it may have recently gorged.
Sick are they always; they vomit their bile and call it a newspaper.
At this I appeared very angry, expressed my abhorrence of it, made as if I would vomit at the thoughts of it, and beckoned with my hand to him to come away, which he did immediately, with great submission.