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Verb: vomit  vó-mit
  1. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    "After drinking too much, the students vomited";
    - vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, barf, spew, spue [archaic], chuck, upchuck [N. Amer], honk, regurgitate, throw up, hurl, keck, vom [informal], chuck up [Brit], boak [UK, dialect], chunder [Brit], boke [UK, dialect]
Noun: vomit  vó-mit
  1. The matter ejected in vomiting
    - vomitus, barf, vom [informal], sick [Brit]
  2. A medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    - emetic, vomitive, nauseant
  3. The reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    - vomiting, emesis [technical], regurgitation, disgorgement, puking

Derived forms: vomited, vomiting, vomits

Type of: body waste, curative, cure, egest, ejection, eliminate, excrement, excreta, excrete, excretion, excretory product, expulsion, forcing out, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, pass, physiological reaction, projection, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, remedy, therapeutic, unconditioned reflex

Antonym: keep down

Encyclopedia: Vomit