Verb: regurgitate ri'gur-ji,teyt or ree'gur-ji,teyt
- Pour or rush back
"The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle"
- 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"
- Repeat after memorization
"For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information";
- Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
"The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night";
- vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, barf, spew, spue [archaic], chuck, upchuck [N. Amer], honk, throw up, vom [informal], keck, hurl, chuck up [Brit], chunder [Brit]
Derived forms: regurgitating, regurgitates, regurgitated
Type of: echo, egest, eliminate, excrete, feed, give, pass, pour, repeat