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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."
"Eruct!" said Sancho; "I don't know what that means."
"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."