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

Derived forms: vomits, vomited, vomiting

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

Encyclopedia: Vomit