Definition of Vomit

1. Noun. The matter ejected in vomiting.

Exact synonyms: Barf, Puke, Vomitus
Generic synonyms: Body Waste, Excrement, Excreta, Excretion, Excretory Product
Derivative terms: Puke



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

3. Noun. A medicine that induces nausea and vomiting.
Exact synonyms: Emetic, Nauseant, Vomitive
Specialized synonyms: Ipecac, Dry Mustard, Powdered Mustard
Generic synonyms: Curative, Cure, Remedy, Therapeutic
Derivative terms: Nauseate

4. Noun. The reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Definition of Vomit

1. v. i. To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew.

2. v. t. To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; -- often followed by up or out.

3. n. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.

4. v. i. To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew.

5. v. t. To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; -- often followed by up or out.

6. n. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.

Definition of Vomit

1. Verb. To regurgitate the contents of a stomach; puke. ¹

2. Noun. The regurgitated former contents of a stomach. ¹

3. Noun. The act of regurgitating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vomit

1. to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Vomit

1. 1. To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; often followed by up or out. "The fish . . . Vomited out Jonah upon the dry land." (Jonah II. 10) 2. Hence, to eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit; to throw forth; as, volcanoes vomit flame, stones, etc. "Like the sons of Vulcan, vomit smoke." (Milton) To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew. Origin: Cf. L. Vomere, vomitum, and v. Freq. Vomitare. See Vomit. 1. Matter that is vomited; especially, matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth. "Like vomit from his yawning entrails poured." (Sandys) 2. That which excites vomiting; an emetic. "He gives your Hollander a vomit." (Shak) Black vomit. Vomit nut, nux vomica. Origin: L. Vomitus, from vomere, vomitum, to vomit; akin to Gr, Skr. Vam, Lith. Vemiti. Cf. Emetic, Vomito. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vomit

vomerobasilar canal
vomeronasal
vomeronasal organ
vomerorostral canal
vomers
vomic nut
vomic nuts
vomica
vomicae
vomicas
vomicine
vomicose
vomicus
vomit (current term)
vomit comet
vomit up
vomited
vomiter
vomiters
vomiting
vomiting gas
vomiting of pregnancy
vomiting reflex
vomitings
vomition
vomitions
vomitive
vomitives

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