vomit

Definitions of vomit
  1. noun
    the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    synonyms: disgorgement, emesis, regurgitation, vomiting
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    rumination
    regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
    haematemesis, hematemesis
    vomiting blood
    hyperemesis
    severe and excessive vomiting
    hyperemesis gravidarum
    hyperemesis during pregnancy; if severe it can result in damage to the brain and liver and kidney
    type of:
    ejection, expulsion, forcing out, projection
    the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
    inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
    an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
  2. noun
    the matter ejected in vomiting
    synonyms: barf, puke, vomitus
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    body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product
    waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
  3. noun
    a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    synonyms: emetic, nauseant, vomitive
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    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
    type of:
    curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic
    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
  4. verb
    eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    “After drinking too much, the students vomited
    synonyms: barf, be sick, chuck, disgorge, regurgitate, throw up, vomit up
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    Antonyms:
    keep down
    manage not to throw up
    type of:
    egest, eliminate, excrete, pass
    eliminate from the body
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