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Definition of 'vomit'


  1. the matter ejected in vomiting
       Synonyms: vomitus puke barf
  2. a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
       Synonyms: emetic vomitive nauseant
  3. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
       Synonyms: vomiting emesis regurgitation disgorgement puking


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: vomit up purge cast sick cat be sick disgorge regorge retch puke barf spew spue chuck upchuck honk regurgitate throw up
       Antonyms: keep down

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