Definition of Be sick

1. Verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth. "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"




Definition of Be sick

1. Verb. (&lit be sick) ¹

2. Verb. (informal) to vomit ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Be Sick

be on
be on about
be on cloud nine
be on its way out
be on the ball
be on the horns of a dilemma
be on to
be one
be oneself
be out for
be prepared
be quiet
be right back
be rooped up
be seized of
be sick (current term)
be still my beating heart
be still my heart
be taken ill
be that as it may
be the case
be the way to go
be there for
be there or be square
be up against the wall
be well
be with it
beable
beables

Literary usage of Be sick

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1. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"parish be visited, and what persons be sick, and of what diseases, as near as they can inform themselves, and, upon doubt in that case, to command restraint ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1850)
"A thing familiar in China (saith Ric- cius the Jesuit), M" [f it be told them they shall be sick on such a day, when that day comes they will surely be sick ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"... I think I am about to be sick> ... I want to be sick; CONDITIONAL FORMS. ... I may be sick; iwa'wa ka'kai-tst, we may be sick. ..."

4. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884 by John Thomas Scharf, Thompson Westcott (1884)
"... neglecting or refusing to be paid to the guardians or overseers aforesaid, where such poor person or persons happened to be sick or to die as aforesaid. ..."

5. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"repented the operation; though it has been very troublesome to some fools, who had rather be sick by the doctor's prescriptions, ..."

6. Crabb's English Synonyms by George. Crabb (1917)
"permanent state, of the body, a prone- ness to be sick: he who is sick may be made well; but he who is sickly dom really well: all persons are liable to be ..."

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