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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 ?
Sick are they always; they vomit their bile and call it a newspaper.
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.'
I lay down on the couch in the great cabin to sleep, and slept about three hours, and awaked a little refreshed, having taken a glass of wine when I lay down; after being about three hours awake, it being about five o'clock in the morning, I found myself empty, and my stomach sickish, and lay down again, but could not sleep at all, being very faint and ill; and thus I continued all the second day with a strange variety-- first hungry, then sick again, with retchings to vomit. The second night, being obliged to go to bed again without any food more than a draught of fresh water, and being asleep, I dreamed I was at Barbadoes, and that the market was mightily stocked with provisions; that I bought some for my mistress, and went and dined very heartily.
At last his spout grew thick, and with a frightful roll and vomit, he turned upon his back a corpse.
Their next business is from herbs, minerals, gums, oils, shells, salts, juices, seaweed, excrements, barks of trees, serpents, toads, frogs, spiders, dead men's flesh and bones, birds, beasts, and fishes, to form a composition, for smell and taste, the most abominable, nauseous, and detestable, they can possibly contrive, which the stomach immediately rejects with loathing, and this they call a vomit; or else, from the same store-house, with some other poisonous additions, they command us to take in at the orifice above or below (just as the physician then happens to be disposed) a medicine equally annoying and disgustful to the bowels; which, relaxing the belly, drives down all before it; and this they call a purge, or a clyster.
When this morning I arose, sickness took me until I vomited and vomited.
Still, with the memory of his four months' siege behind him, he fought on, in a frenzy of determination; and half an hour later he began to vomit--he vomited until it seemed as if his inwards must be torn into shreds.
my friends," exclaimed Michel, "can you picture to yourselves what this now peaceful orb of night must have been when its craters, filled with thunderings, vomited at the same time smoke and tongues of flame.
At daybreak the 1,200 chimneys vomited their torrents of flame into the air, and the ground was agitated with dull tremblings.
The huge height of the buildings, running up to ten and fifteen storeys, the narrow arched entries that continually vomited passengers, the wares of the merchants in their windows, the hubbub and endless stir, the foul smells and the fine clothes, and a hundred other particulars too small to mention, struck me into a kind of stupor of surprise, so that I let the crowd carry me to and fro; and yet all the time what I was thinking of was Alan at Rest-and-be-Thankful; and all the time (although you would think I would not choose but be delighted with these braws and novelties) there was a cold gnawing in my inside like a remorse for something wrong.
*They could now feel the sharp shock of the explosions of the green warriors vomited their hail of death and destruction at the sides of the staunch Thuria.* [This paragraph needs to be verified from early editions]
His diagnosis was correct, however, for he was seized with occasional sicknesses, during which he vomited blood and suffered great pain.