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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.
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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]
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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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

belch

verb
To send forth (confined matter) violently:
Geology: extravasate.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

belch

[bɛltʃ]
1. nrutto
2. viruttare
3. vt (also belch out) (smoke) → sputare (fuori); (flames) → eruttare, vomitare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

belch

n. eructo, regüeldo;
vt. eructar, regoldar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

belch

vi eructar
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References in classic literature ?
After resting an hour or two, driven to it by our torturing thirst, we went on, toiling painfully in the burning heat up the lava slopes, for we found that the huge base of the mountain was composed entirely of lava beds belched from the bowels of the earth in some far past age.
The shop on the ground floor, Roneo Alcatel, an office machine suppliers, was clearly a write-off as flames belched from the gaping hole in the ground.
Florida's 74-year-old chair, known as Ol' Sparky, was improved in 1997 after smoke and flames belched from it as a convict "fried".