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re·gur·gi·tate

 (rē-gûr′jĭ-tāt′)
v. re·gur·gi·tat·ed, re·gur·gi·tat·ing, re·gur·gi·tates
v.intr.
v.tr.
1. To cause to pour back, especially to cast up (partially digested food).
2. To repeat (facts or other learned items) from memory with little reflection.
v.intr.
To rush or surge back.

[Medieval Latin regurgitāre, regurgitāt-, to overflow : Latin re-, re- + Late Latin gurgitāre, to engulf, flood (from Latin gurges, gurgit-, whirlpool).]

re·gur′gi·tant (-tənt) adj.
re·gur′gi·ta′tion n.
re·gur′gi·ta·tive adj.

regurgitate

(rɪˈɡɜːdʒɪˌteɪt)
vb
1. to vomit forth (partially digested food)
2. (Zoology) (of some birds and certain other animals) to bring back to the mouth (undigested or partly digested food with which to feed the young)
3. (intr) to be cast up or out, esp from the mouth
4. (Medicine) (intr) med (of blood) to flow backwards, in a direction opposite to the normal one, esp through a defective heart valve
[C17: from Medieval Latin regurgitāre, from re- + gurgitāre to flood, from Latin gurges gulf, whirlpool]
reˈgurgitant n, adj
reˌgurgiˈtation n

re•gur•gi•tate

(rɪˈgɜr dʒɪˌteɪt)

v. -tat•ed, -tat•ing. v.i.
1. to surge or rush back, as liquids, gases, or undigested food.
v.t.
2. to vomit.
3. to give back or repeat, esp. something not fully understood or assimilated: to regurgitate a teacher's lectures.
[1645–55; < Medieval Latin regurgitātus, past participle of regurgitāre to overflow]
re•gur′gi•tant (-tənt) n.

regurgitate


Past participle: regurgitated
Gerund: regurgitating

Imperative
regurgitate
regurgitate
Present
I regurgitate
you regurgitate
he/she/it regurgitates
we regurgitate
you regurgitate
they regurgitate
Preterite
I regurgitated
you regurgitated
he/she/it regurgitated
we regurgitated
you regurgitated
they regurgitated
Present Continuous
I am regurgitating
you are regurgitating
he/she/it is regurgitating
we are regurgitating
you are regurgitating
they are regurgitating
Present Perfect
I have regurgitated
you have regurgitated
he/she/it has regurgitated
we have regurgitated
you have regurgitated
they have regurgitated
Past Continuous
I was regurgitating
you were regurgitating
he/she/it was regurgitating
we were regurgitating
you were regurgitating
they were regurgitating
Past Perfect
I had regurgitated
you had regurgitated
he/she/it had regurgitated
we had regurgitated
you had regurgitated
they had regurgitated
Future
I will regurgitate
you will regurgitate
he/she/it will regurgitate
we will regurgitate
you will regurgitate
they will regurgitate
Future Perfect
I will have regurgitated
you will have regurgitated
he/she/it will have regurgitated
we will have regurgitated
you will have regurgitated
they will have regurgitated
Future Continuous
I will be regurgitating
you will be regurgitating
he/she/it will be regurgitating
we will be regurgitating
you will be regurgitating
they will be regurgitating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been regurgitating
you have been regurgitating
he/she/it has been regurgitating
we have been regurgitating
you have been regurgitating
they have been regurgitating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been regurgitating
you will have been regurgitating
he/she/it will have been regurgitating
we will have been regurgitating
you will have been regurgitating
they will have been regurgitating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been regurgitating
you had been regurgitating
he/she/it had been regurgitating
we had been regurgitating
you had been regurgitating
they had been regurgitating
Conditional
I would regurgitate
you would regurgitate
he/she/it would regurgitate
we would regurgitate
you would regurgitate
they would regurgitate
Past Conditional
I would have regurgitated
you would have regurgitated
he/she/it would have regurgitated
we would have regurgitated
you would have regurgitated
they would have regurgitated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.regurgitate - pour or rush back; "The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"
pour - flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor"
2.regurgitate - feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food; "many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest"
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
3.regurgitate - repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
echo, repeat - to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
4.regurgitate - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthregurgitate - 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"

regurgitate

verb
1. repeat, echo, reproduce, reiterate, duplicate, restate, retell, recapitulate, iterate Many lectures regurgitate old information.
2. disgorge, throw up (informal), chuck up (slang, chiefly U.S.), puke up (slang), sick up (informal), spew out or up It was enough to make you regurgitate your plum pudding.
Translations
يَتَقَيّأ، يُرجِع الطَّعام من مَعِدَتِه
dávitzvrátit
gylpe op
felöklendez
kasta upp, æla
atrijimasatryti
atrītatvemt
vracať

regurgitate

[rɪˈgɜːdʒɪteɪt]
A. VTregurgitar (fig) → repetir maquinalmente
B. VIregurgitar

regurgitate

[rɪˈgɜːrdʒɪteɪt] vt
(= bring up) [+ food] → régurgiter
(= repeat) [+ opinions, facts] → régurgiter

regurgitate

vtwieder hochbringen, wieder von sich geben; (fig) information, factswiederkäuen; the young feed on regurgitated insectsdie Jungen leben von vorverdauten Insekten

regurgitate

[rɪgɜːdʒɪˌteɪt] vt (vomit) → rigurgitare; (ideas, facts) → ripetere automaticamente

regurgitate

(riˈgəːdʒiteit) verb
to bring back (food) into the mouth after it has been swallowed.
reˌgurgiˈtation noun

re·gur·gi·tate

v. regurgitar.

regurgitate

vt regurgitar, vomitar sin esfuerzo
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